Two persons electrocuted in Ghaziabad

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:26

Ghazipur (UP): Two persons were electrocuted when a high tension wire fell on a transformer resulting in flow of high voltage in Dildarnagar area, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred late last evening when the high tension wire fell on the transformer in Phulli village.

Police said that Waseem (20) and Ibrar (17), who were repairing cellphones at a mobile store, were electrocuted due to the high voltage.

Agitated over the incident, locals blocked Dildarnagar- Jamania road, which was lifted after Superintendent of Police Umesh Chandra Srivastava announced an ex-gratia of Rs one lakh each and financial assistance from the Chief Minister`s discretionary fund, they said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:26

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