Kendrapada: +2 Student Electrocuted

Kendrapada: A +2 student was electrocuted to death while five other students sustained injuries after they came in contact with a live wire in the Marshaghai locality of Kendrapara district. The deceased has been identified as Debiprasad Das (16), a resident of Gopinathpur village in Badakula panchayat of Mahakalapada block.

According to reports, the incident took place at the hostel of a private coaching center in Marshaghai police station area. Debiprasad along with other students had gone to the terrace of the hostel when they accidentally came in contact with a live 11 KV wire.

Subsequently, they sustained critical injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital where the attending doctors declared Das dead. The five other students are currently under treatment.

On being informed, police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. Further investigation is underway into the matter, police said.

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