Boudh, Nov 20: Two poachers died after they came in contact with a live wire in Kurukuch village under Tikarpada gram panchayat of Boudh district.
According to the report, the duo had laid an 11 KV wire as a trap to capture wild boars in Baghiapada forest range in Boudh.
However, when they went to check if any animal had fallen in the trap, they accidentally came in contact with the live wires. The poachers died on the spot.
Being informed, forest officials reached the spot and recovered the bodies.
Further investigation is underway to unearth other details, said an official.