On Tuesday, a private university student was killed and four others were seriously injured when the tractor they were riding in while transporting a Ganesh idol made contact with an 11 KV electric wire in the Naraj district of Cuttack city, police said.
Students from a private university were transporting a Ganesh statue to their campus when the event occurred. People were hurt, and they were taken to a private hospital.
The 11 KV wire was touched by the flag atop the Ganesh idol, and the car was subsequently charged. One of the students riding in the tractor with the idol was killed instantly, and the others were seriously hurt, when they received an electric shock. watch video
VIDEO | A student died of electrocution on Tuesday in Cuttack, Odisha while transporting idol of Lord Ganesha. Two others are said to be critical. pic.twitter.com/5QTrtCMXHu
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) September 20, 2023
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