2 electrocuted during borewell repair

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Two men were electrocuted at Nijiyappadoddi in Ramanagaram taluk on Wednesday.

The incident occurred when a borewell repair work was being carried out from a vehicle. An 11kV wire touched the borewell pipe following which power was transmitted to the vehicle. Ramu (50), a resident of Nijayappanadoddi, and Chandru (40), a resident of Kothipura, were electrocuted. The vehicle also caught fire.

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