Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Mar 29:
A person was electrocuted to death after coming in contact with an 11 KV electric wire while plucking coconuts from a tree at Krupasagarpatna village under Sadar police limits in Odisha’s Puri district today.
The deceased was identified as Nanda Bhoi of Dagarabandha village in the district.
According to reports, Bhoi had gone to a coconut plantation belonging to one Janardhan Mohanty this morning for plucking coconuts.
Unfortunately, he came in contact with the 11 KV high tension electric wire near the tree and died on the scene.
On being informed, fire personnel reached the spot and recovered the body from the tree.