2 including woman electrocuted to death in Angul

Angul: At least two persons including a woman were electrocuted to death after coming in contact with a low-hanging electric wire at a brick kiln in Hariharpur village under Talcher police limits in Angul today.

The deceased have been identified as Anant Charan Sahoo, the owner of the kiln and employee Manjari Minz.

The mishap took place today morning while the owner along with his employee was busy in excavation at the kiln. The duo accidentally touched a low-hanging 11 Kv transmission wire unknowingly and died on the spot.

Police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies for autopsy after disconnecting the power supply with the help of electricity department officials.

A probe has been launched into the incident.

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