35-year-old man dies of electrocution in Rajouri village

Srinagar

A 35-year-old man died due to electrocution in Budhal area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

A police officer told news agency GNS that Mohd Zaid son of Late Jalal Din of Phalni village in Budhal area of Kotranka received an electric shock when an iron rod he was carrying on his shoulders came in contact with a live wire at his native village late today afternoon.

Zaid was immediately taken to a nearby hospital in an unconscious state where doctors declared him dead on arrival, the officer said.

After completing all legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his family for last rites, he added.

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