Two daily wage labourers died and one person was injured when they were hit by lightning in Peddapoor village of Nagarkurnool mandal on Friday.

The deceased were identified as K Bakamma, 55 and M Ishwaramma, 42 of the village. According to eye witnesses, the two women were hit by a lightning strike while working in a field in the rain.

The injured was shifted to the Nagarkurnool government hospital and his condition is said to be critical. Revenue and police officials rushed to the village to take stock of the situation.