Third youth electrocuted to death in past 24 hours

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Srinagar, July 6: A youth was electrocuted to death while repairing an electric wire at his home in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. The deceased was identified as Abdul Rehman Reshi, son of Khazir Mohammad Reshi, resident of Marbal Yamberzalwari Zaingeer Sopore.

This was third such death in the district in past 24 hours.

Yesterday, a man was killed and three others were injured today after they were electrocuted by a faulty transformer here, police said.

Angered by the incident, villagers of Bhargi protested against the Power Development Department (PDD) in the area for their alleged negligence.

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