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Three electrocuted in Dhading, Jhapa

2021 Aug 30, 14:56, Kathmandu
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Three people died in separate incidents due to electrocution in Dhading and Jhapa districts today.

Two workers for Ncell Axiata Limited, the privately owned mobile service provider, died of electric shock after they touched an electric pole in Dhading district, said Superintendent of Police Mahendra Khadka. The workers were fixing the Ncell cable that was snapped by a falling tree due to torrential rains.

The deceased have been identified as Bimal Pariyar (27) of Syangja district and Umakanta Baral (24) of Pokhara Metropolitan City in Kaski district. One was injured in the incident. The injured identified as Bhuvan Baral of the Pokhara metropolis was sent to Kathmandu for treatment, said the area police office, Gajuri. The bodies of the deceased were kept at Gajuri Hospital for a postmortem.

Likewise, a woman was killed after being electrocuted at Arjundhara Municipality-6 in Jhapa district today morning.

Sabitra BK (45) of the municipality-10 was found dead with her shoulders burned by electricity, said Rakesh Thapa, spokesperson for the district police office. The deceased was recovered lying with a live transformer wire on her, he said.

The body of the deceased was sent to Mechi Hospital for autopsy.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the cases is being carried out, said the police.


Dhading Jhapa Electrocution Died Deceased Identified Gajuri Hospital Mechi Hospital Postmortem Auropsy Further Investigation
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