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Kolkata rains: Man electrocuted near Raj Bhavan Kolkata rains
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Kolkata rains: Man electrocuted near Raj Bhavan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 May 2021, 08:22 pm

Kolkata/IBNS: A middle-aged man died of electrocution near Raj Bhavan in Kolkata's downtown Esplanade area on Tuesday evening, reports said.

According to reports, the pedestrian was electrocuted after touching a light-post near Raj Bhavan's North Gate amid heavy rain that was lashing the city.

After being rescued, he was rushed to a nearby hospital where the man was declared brought dead.

City police officials said that his identity is yet to be established.

An inquiry has been initiated into the accident.