Baisinga: In a tragic incident, a woman and her one and a half-year-old son were electrocuted in Padmanavpur village under Baisinga police limits in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
According to reports, the tragic incident occurred when Laxmi Marandi (23) wife of Rameswar Majhi and her son Jitendra came in contact with a table fan in their house which was charged.
Jitendra, who was in Laxmi’s lap, suddenly touched the table fan and both received severe electric shock.
They were rushed to the government health centre here in critical condition but were declared brought dead by the attending medical officer.
Baisinga police have registered two cases of unnatural death. As news spread about the tragedy, a pall of gloom descended on the area.