Medical student dies after being injured during cricket match in Odisha

Berhampur: In a tragic incident, an MBBS student succumbed to injuries sustained during a cricket match in Odisha’s Berhampur, today.

The deceased has been identified as Biswabhusan Sahu (24), a second year MBBS student of Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College in Koraput.

According to reports, Biswabhusan, a resident of Lanjipalli here, was playing cricket with his friends at MKCG Medical College field here this morning. A ball hit his ear while he was batting leaving him injured and unconscious.

He was rushed to the MKCG Hospital, where doctor declared him dead. Police have seized the body and sent it for post-mortem. A pall of gloom descended on the locality after the incident.

Police registered a case of unnatural death and started investigation, Baidyanathpur police station inspector-in-charge SP Das said.

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