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Two siblings die of electrocution in Balasore district

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Two siblings in Odisha's Balasore district died of electrocution today while they were setting up a tent, police said.

Police said the two brothers were engaged in setting up a sound and lighting system in village Nianbagh under Remuna Police Station when the elder brother, Judhistir Das (30), was first electrocuted while working with the live wire.

Seeing this, his younger brother Biswajit (18) tried to pull him out but also got electrocuted.

They were rushed to the Remuna hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 19:42 IST