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Elderly Couple Electrocuted In Koraput

02 January 2020


Koraput: An elderly couple was killed after coming in contact with a live wire at DP Camp in Sunabeda of Koraput district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Sudhakar Biswal and wife Chanchala Biswal.

Reportedly, after taking a bath today morning, Sudhakar had gone to dry his clothes on a wire, which had electricity running through it. On hearing screams of Sudhakar, his wife Chanchala rushed to the rescue but she also came in contact with electricity.

It was after their 6-year-old granddaughter found them lying lifeless on the ground she informed the neighbours and called her mother who is staying at Damanjodi. On getting information, police also reached the spot for investigation.

As per sources, Sudhakar was working as Tax Collector at Sunabeda Municipality. He has one son and daughter who are not staying with him.