Tag: Electrocution

Plus II student dies of electrocution at Kendrapara coaching centre, 5 hurt
Plus II student dies of electrocution at Kendrapara coaching centre, 5 hurt

Five other students of the coaching centre had a close shave in the mishap and escaped with minor burn injuries, reports said.

  • Wednesday, 02 November 2022
Purunakatak Community Health Centre
3 of an Odisha family electrocuted while hanging clothes to dry

The woman was hanging her clothes to dry at her home when she accidentally came in contact with a live wire.

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Two elephants die
Two female elephants die of electrocution in Keonjhar

Local people have blamed the lackadaisical attitude of the forest and electric department officials for the unfortunate death of two pachyderms.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
The victim's father
2 electrocuted during eviction drive in Cuttack

The two have been admitted to a hospital where their condition was stated to be critical. 

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
1 dead, 7 critical as chariot hits high-tension wire during Rath Yatra celebration in Balasore 
Rath Yatra 2022: Electrocution during chariot pulling claims 1 life, leaves 7 injured

One person died in the mishap that took place at Mathasahi under Basta police limits in the district while seven others sustained critical injuries.

  • Friday, 01 July 2022
dead body
11 electrocuted, 15 injured during temple chariot procession in Tamil Nadu

The tragic incident occurred early today at nearby Kalimedu when the Appar temple chariot procession was underway.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Father & Son electrocuted to death in Ganjam

Ganjam: In a tragic incident, a man and his son were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live electric wire at Badapada village under Belaguntha block in the district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Abhimanyu Patra and his son Jitendra. As per sources, Jitendra had gone to hang a wet shawl […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Father-son duo die of electrocution in Rourkela

Rourkela: A man and his son died of electrocution at their house today near Ved Vyas Mandir road under Brahmanitarang police limits in Rourkela. The deceased have been identified as Satyanarayan Saha and his son Sanjay Saha. The mishap occurred after Satyanarayan came in contact with electrical current in the water that entered their house […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man electrocuted to death trying to save wife

  Sambalpur: Sabitri Brata turned into a day of mourning for a family in Sambalpur today after a man was electrocuted to death while trying to save his wife and domestic help. The deceased, identified as Brindaban Pradhan was electrocuted while he was trying to rescue his wife and domestic help, both of whom had […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2 electrocuted to death, 5 critical

Balasore: Two labourers were killed and five others, including a woman got critical due to an electric shock while installing street lights on premises of Chandipur Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) here in Balasore on Wednesday. The incident occurred on the DRDO’s Military Engineer Services (MES) premises when the labourers were digging the ground […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2 jumbos dead in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Two elephants including a calf died in separate incidents near Teladihi village under Bagadihi range in Jharsuguda district late last night. While one jumbo was killed after coming in contact with an 11-KV electric wire near the Teladihi check gate, the baby elephant, around six months old, fell into a pit and died just […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man dies of electrocution on treetop

Bolangir: Tension prevailed in Chatiapali of Bolangir district as a person was reportedly electrocuted after he came in contact with a live wire while pruning a tree branch here on Monday. The deceased, identified as Niranjan Bag from Chatiapali area had climbed atop a tree to chop it when he came in contact with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Two brothers electrocuted to death in Balasore   

Balasore:  Two brothers were electrocuted to death while they were setting up a tent at Mandarpur village under Remuna block in Balasore district this morning. The deceased were identified as Judhistir Das and Biswajit Das of Niabag village. According to reports, Judhistir and his younger brother Biswajit were engaged in tent works for a function […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Villager electrocuted, Locals block Dharmagada-Sinapali road

Dharmagada: Vehicular movement on Dharmagada-Sinapali road was disrupted when locals blocked the road near Tumura in Golamunda demanding ex gratia for family of a villager who was electrocuted this morning. They staged the road blockade by placing the villager’s dead body on the road. While returning home along with chopped off tree branches, the villager, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
3 women electrocuted while working in fields

Bolangir: A high tension electric wire today snapped accidentally and fell on five women labourers killing three of them and leaving two others critically injured at Ganapalli village in the district today. The incident took place when the workers were engaged in planting paddy saplings in a field. The 11 kv wire passing over the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021