Anandpur : Lightning has claimed one life leaving three others critical at Raipur village under Ghasipura police limit in Keonjhar today.
The deceased has been identified as Kanhu Charan Sahu.
According to the locals, four farmers were preparing paddy seedlings in their fields. They took shelter under a tree when thunder followed by rain came up.
Meanwhile, a lightning stroke the tree and all of them got unconscious. However, Kanhu died on the spot. Later, the three critical were rushed to Anandpur hospital for immediate care.