The victim was hitting when the ball hit near one of the ears
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Berhampur (Odisha): A medical student died on Friday after being hit near one ear by a cricket ball during a practice session at a college playground in the Ganisha district of Odisha, police said.
The incident occurred at the MKCG Medical College playground when he played cricket with his friends in the morning, they said.
The deceased was identified as Biswabhusan Sahu, a sophomore MBBS student at the Sahid Laxmana Nayak Medical School (SLN) in Koraput district and visited his home in the Lanjipalli area of the city after completing a year of study, police inspector from Baidyanathpur – said SP Das.
Sahu was hitting when the cricket ball hit near one of his ears, the policeman said. Although wearing a helmet, Sahu became unconscious after being hit by the ball and his friends immediately took him quickly to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Police reported an unnatural death case and started the investigation, Das said.
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