Electrician killed, 2 others hurt after being electrocuted in Rayagada

Rayagada: At least one youth was electrocuted to death and two others turned critical after while carrying out an electrical repairing work in Sankesh area in the district on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Lalit Suna, a resident of Tikarpada village located near Muniguda town. The injured are Sujan Suna and Bijay Benia.

The victim trio, who happen to be electricians by profession, were engaged in fixing a technical snag which had occurred at a high-tension electric pole in the morning when the tragedy struck. Lalit who unknowingly touched an 11kV livewire unknowingly died on the spot.

The rest two assisting the victim in the repairing work also suffered electric shock and fell unconscious on the spot.

Police reached the spot immediately after getting information on the incident and rushed the injured duo to a nearby hospital for treatment.

An investigation is underway into the incident.

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