Devaraje Urs (45) and his wife, Kanyamani (35), were electrocuted when they came in contact with a live wire at their farmhouse in Channappanapura village in Chamarajanagar taluk on Monday.

Kanyamani reportedly stepped on the live wire in the sugarcane field near the house.

Double tragedy

On hearing her cry out, Devaraje rushed to rescue his wife and was also electrocuted.

Workers in the field prevented the couple's son, Nagendra, from trying to save them.

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