Dhenkanal: In a tragic incident, a worker was killed while working in a house at Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district today.
The deceased was identified as Srikanta Behera of Dhobabahali village.
According to reports, the mishap took place when he was engaged in construction of a house. While binding the rods, he came in contact with live 11-kv wire and electrocuted.
Meanwhile, locals staged a road blockade on Tumusinga- Sanada road demanding adequate compensation for the kin of the victim’s family.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.