Eight labourers die of electrocution in Pakistan

 At least eight labourers died and one was injured after they came in contact with a live electric wire while working on a tubewell in Pakistan`s Punjab province Thursday, media reported.

Islamabad: At least eight labourers died and one was injured after they came in contact with a live electric wire while working on a tubewell in Pakistan`s Punjab province Thursday, media reported.

Nine labourers were engaged in the construction of a tubewell in Muzaffargarh district when a pipe, used for boring wells, came in contact with a power transmission line, Dawn online reported.

Seven construction workers died of electrocution on the spot while one of the injured labourers succumbed while being shifted to a hospital for treatment.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close