Man dead, 5 others injured due to electrocution in Poonch

Poonch: A man died while five others were injured after they came in contact with a live transmission wire during grave digging work in Alapir area of Poonch district on Thursday.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that they were working in a graveyard in Poonch when they accidentally came in contact with the live transmission wire.

He said that in the incident six men were injured who were hospitalised, however, one of them succumbed to injuries.

The official added that 5 injured were undergoing treatment at the hospital—(KNO)

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