Jajpur: A farmer died of electrocution while working in paddy field here in the district this morning.
The deceased was identified as Rabi Mallick (48), a resident of Rehmanpur village under Korei police limits in Jajpur district.
According to reports, Rabi had been to the farm field for tying the paddy in the morning. During work, suddenly he came in contact with an 11-kv wire following which he died.
The locals rescued him and rushed to a hospital, where the doctor declared him dead.