Daily-wager with PDD electrocuted to death, mechanic hospitalised in Mendhar Poonch

Poonch: A daily-wager with PDD was electrocuted to death and another employee of the department was shifted to hospital in an unconscious state as they came into contact with live wire while repairing a power line in Mendhar area of the Poonch district on Thursday, official said.

They told GNS that the incident occurred at Gursai Morh area in Sector Harni of Mendhar at about 1000 hours as one daily wager  namely Naseer Ahmad , the daily-wager, son of Lal Hussain of Harooni Gursai, received electric shock and was badly injured. He was later shifted to Sub District Hospital Mendhar where he was declared dead by doctors.

Moreover, they said, one more employee (mechanic) of the power development department namely Abdul Rehman son of Mohammad Gulzar  of Ari, who was working  with Naseer Ahmad at the time of incident, also received electric shock and fell unconscious on the spot. Reham, a heart patient, was later also shifted to SDH Mendhar in an unconscious condition. More details are awaited.

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