Bhubaneswar: In a very tragic mishap, an electric lineman was electrocuted at Rengali village under Lakhanpur police station in Jharsuguda district this morning.
The deceased was identified as Kanhu Chandra Sahu.
According to reports, Sahu was connecting a fuse wire in an electric substation when the whole structure got charged. He died on the spot.
Tension prevailed in the area as locals blocked the road, demanding adequate compensation for the deceased’s family.