NHPC Employee Electrocuted In Uri

SRINAGAR: A National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) employee, working as an electrician, received an electric shock during wire repairing at Salamabad Uri of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday evening.

Quoting an official news agency GNS identifying the injured employee as Mohammad Shafi son of Ghulam Muhammad Parray, a resident of Balakote Uri told GNS that he was injured of an electric jolt while wire repairing for NHPC-II at Salamabad Uri.

The injured employee, as per the official, was evacuated to Sub-District Hospital (SDH) Uri for treatment, wherefrom he was later referred to Government medical college (GMC) Baramulla for advanced treatment.

Meanwhile, a case has been registered at police station Uri to ascertain the cause of the mishap.


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