17-year-old electrocuted to death in Kupwara

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By Fast Kashmir on 19/09/2017.

17-year-old electrocuted to death in Kupwara

Srinagar, Sep 18: A 10th class student was electrocuted to death and another injured when they came into contact with an HT line at Juktiyal Haihama in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday.

According to news agency GNS, the 17-year-old Ishfaq Ahmad Khan son of Anatullah Khan of Juktiyal Haihama, was electrocuted after touching a high tension power line which fell due to cutting down of a branch of mulberry tree by him at Juktiyal. Another youth, who was accompanying him, was injured after being electrocuted and has been hospitalized.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been handed over to the family after conducted all legal formalities.(GNS)