Bhubaneswar: In a heartrending mishap, a 10-year-old girl child died after coming in contact with a live electric wire at Pandarbatia village under Mahanga police limits in Cuttack district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Annapurna Pal Pandarbatia village.
According to reports, a LT live wire snapped over Annapurna as a monkey jumped onto an electric pole when she was going on the village road. She received severe burn injuries after getting heavy electric shock.
Though villagers rushed her to a hospital, doctors declared her dead only.
A pal of gloom has descended in the village following electrocution of the child.