Three electrocuted in separate incidents

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons, including a minor girl were electrocuted in separate incidents in Odisha, police said.

Two women identified as Bidyutlata Mohapatra and Mamata Mohapatra were electrocuted at Tentulidihi villager under Balugaon police station in Khurda on Tuesday after they came in contact with an electrically charged iron gate one after another.

The duo was rushed to the nearby government hospital where they were declared dead.

In another incident in Mayurbhanj district, a minor girl identified as Chinu Patra of a residential school at Raidahi under Kaptapada police station,  was electrocuted while she was switching on a TV set. She was immediately rushed to the hospital but doctors declared her dead. eom