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Since April 1, 49 people died in Odisha due to lightning

ANI | June 11, 2019 04:37 PM
HR Biswas

BHUBANESWAR: As many as 49 people have died in Odisha due to lightning since April 1, said HR Biswas, Met department, Bhubaneswar.

"This year we have information about the death of 49 people from April 11 till yesterday due to lightning," Biswas told ANI here.

He that in 464 people died in the state due to lightning during 2017-18 while the number reduced last year to 318.

"In 2017-18, 464 people died and last year this reduced to 318 people in Odisha. We are now sending messages to people to be aware of upcoming lightning so that they can save their lives," Biswas said. 

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