Five persons die in electrocution in Chatra

At least five persons died and several others injured Friday when an overhead electric wire snapped and fell on a trekker at Asari village in Chatra district.

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2012, 15:00 PM IST

Chatra: At least five persons
died and several others injured Friday when an overhead electric wire snapped and fell on a trekker at Asari village in Chatra district.

Superintendent of Police, Anup Birtheray said the incident happened when the trekker was coming from Padma in
Hazaribagh district to Chatra.

The injured were being shifted to nearby hospital, he
said.

PTI