Three electrocuted during Muharram procession

Three persons were electrocuted and six others injured on Tuesday during a Muharram procession at Patan village here, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 07, 2011, 09:25 AM IST

Satara: Three persons were
electrocuted and six others injured on Tuesday during a Muharram
procession at Patan village here, police said.

The incident occurred when the `Taziya` being carried in
the procession accidentally came in contact with a live wire
following which the three persons -- Narayan Khairmode,
Chandrakant Gujar and Haridas Khairmode -- were electrocuted,
they said.

Six others injured during the incident were admitted to a
local hospital, police said.

PTI