Two die from electric shock in Siraha

Local News

Sirha, 23 June: Two people died in Siraha district in separate incidents due to electrocution.

The deceased have been identified as Jogindra Sah, 50, of Gothtol, Lahan Municipality-9, and Dev Narayan Yadav, 45, of Bhagawanpur Rural Municipality-5 in the district, according to the District Police Office, Siraha.

The fateful incidents took place when Sah received an electric shock from a 12,000-volt electric line and was critically injured on Monday evening. He died during the treatment at a local hospital the same day.

Similarly, Yadav was electrocuted accidentally due to short-circuit when he was trying to install an electricity line to an electric meter. He also succumbed to the injuries and died while being rushed to the nearest hospital, police said.

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