15 November 2019
Berhampur: An MBBS student died after being hit by a cricket ball during a practice session at a college playground here on Friday. The deceased was identified as Biswabhusan Sahu, a second-year MBBS student of Sahid Laxmana Nayak (SLN) Medical College in Koraput district.
According to reports, the incident took place at MKCG Medical College playground in Berhampur, when he was playing cricket with his friends in the morning. Sahu was visiting his home at Lanjipalli area in the city.
Sahu was batting when the cricket ball hit near one of his ears, the police said. Though he was wearing a helmet, Sahu fell unconscious after being hit and his friends immediately rushed him to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Local police have registered a case of unnatural death and started a probe into the incident.