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Latest News | Mechanic dies from electrocution in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur

Latest News | Mechanic dies from electrocution in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur

Balrampur (UP), Jul 1 (PTI) A mechanic died and a colleague suffered serious burns after they were electrocuted while repairing a wire on an electricity pole at a village here on Monday, officials said.

Afzal (26) and his colleague Devendra Kumar Yadav (30) were climbing an electric pole to repair the line when power supply suddenly resumed, Circle Officer (CO) Pramod Kumar said.

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Afzal fell from the pole after being electrocuted and was rushed to the Community Health Centre, where doctors declared him dead, Kumar said. Meanwhile, Devendra was seriously injured and is in critical condition.

Kumar added that investigation into the matter is currently underway.

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