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Son Dies Of Electrocution While Trying To Save Father’s Life In Odisha’s Dhenkanal


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19 April 2019

Himansu Mohapatra


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Dhenkanal: In a shocking incident, a youth was killed after he tried to save his father from electrocution in Gengutia Harijan Sahi in Sadar police limits here today morning.

The deceased has been identified as Jitendra Nayak.

Reportedly, father Joginath Nayak was thatching the roof of the house when he came into contact with an electric wire. He fell down from the roof after receiving a shock and in order to save his life, Jitendra rushed towards him.

As soon as he touched his father, electric charge flowed through Jitendra’s body killing him of electrocution on the spot. Meanwhile, Joginath’s life was saved and he was rushed to District Headquarters Hospital in critical condition for treatment.

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