Sonepur, December 11 (LocalWire) In a freak incident, a youth died and another was seriously injured while clicking mobile selfie from a moving merry-go-round in a local fair at S.Rampalli under Dungurupalli police station of Sonepur district, police said today.
The mishap struck the duo yesterday when they had been to the fair to witness ‘Dhanu Yatra’ and in course of their visit they got into the merry-go-round as well. They accidently fell off the giant wheels in moving condition and got seriously injured, the sources said.
The deceased was identified as Jaga Barik the injured as Madha Chatria.
The duo, who belonged to nearby Telipalli village, was first admitted to the government hospital at Dunguripalli. However, Jaga was shifted to the Veer Surendra Sai Medical Collegge and Hospital at Burla after his condition deteriorated. He died in the hospital while undergoing treatment.