Varanasi: A rickshaw puller was electrocuted to death and a student injured when they came in contact with a live wire while fixing an iron pipe for flag hoisting ceremony at a school in the district, police said on Thursday.

Surendra and Class V student Alok Singh sustained burn injuries when they were electrocuted as an iron pipe they were trying to fix for a flag hoisting ceremony at Shahjanand Saraswati Krishak School touched a live wire.