Photo journalist electrocuted while clicking water train pics in Jhansi

, 11:23 PM IST

Lucknow: A photojournalist of a leading English daily was on Monday electrocuted in Jhansi district while taking photographs of the water train parked in the railway yard.

Ravi Kanojia (34) was clicking pictures of the train when he came in contact with a power line, police said here.

He died on the spot.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav condoled his death and announced financial assistance of Rs 20 lakhs to his family.