High voltage line falls in Varanasi, 3 hurt; Narendra Modi assures help

Three people suffered critical burn injuries in Jayapur village here after a high-voltage electricity wire broke loose and fell on 440 volt line.

Updated: Apr 13, 2014, 01:10 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Varanasi: Three people suffered critical burn injuries in Jayapur village here after a high-voltage electricity wire broke loose and fell on 440 volt line.

An injured girl was rushed to a nearby private hospital.

Over the delayed action taken by the authorities in providing medical help to the injured, Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is also contesting from the Lok Sabha seat here, on microblogging website Twitter, said:

Showing his disappointment over this mishap and wishing a speedy recovery for the injured girl, Modi further tweeted:

The Gujarat chief minister added that he had a word with village Pradhan Narayan Patel and have assured him of all possible assistance.