Kandhamal: Two youths were killed after an electric pole fell on them at a farmland near Kalingbadi village under Daringbadi police limits on Friday morning.
The deceased have been identified as Ranjan Pradhan and Liku Pradhan.
Both had gone to take a bath in the nearby village pond when the electric pole came crashing down on them. The duo was electrocuted to death at the spot.
Two other villagers, Suraj and Jale, suffered electric shock while attempting to rescue the deceased and were rushed to Daringbadi Hospital for treatment.