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Tension grips Bonai village as farmer electrocuted

16/08/2019 at 10:28 AM

Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high in Badagaguan village under Bonai sub-division in Sundargarh district over electrocution of a farmer early this morning.

The deceased was identified as Shyamsundar of Badaguguan village.

According to reports, Shyamsundar was ploughing his land when a live electric wire snapped over him. He and a bullock were electrocuted on the spot.

Following the incident, angry villagers rushed to the nearby electric sub-station and destroyed it completely. They demanded that adequate compensation be provided to the family of the deceased soon. 

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