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Mangaluru : MESCOM contract worker electrocuted, 8 injured at Maravoor

Mangaluru : MESCOM contract worker electrocuted, 8 injured at Maravoor


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 18, 2018: A MESCOM contract worker was electrocuted and eight others sustained serious injuries when they came into contact with a live high-tension wire   near the Maravoor bus stand  on July 18, Wednesday. The mishap took place when the contact workers of MESCOM were installing a new electric pole.

 

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 It is said  they came into contact with a live high-tension electric wire of the old electric pole which was nearby. Negligence of MESCOM  in failing to switch off  the power connection is said to have  led to the mishap.

The deceased has been identified as Edapadavu resident, 55 year old Ganesh. The injured Mohan, Dinesh, Anand, Gopal, Krishna, Dhananjaya and Padmanabha   have been hospitalised.

Bajpe Police have registered a case.


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