One teenager electrocuted, 13 injured in Raichur

One teenager electrocuted, 13 injured in Raichur

One teenager was killed instantly and 13 other boys were injured when they came in contact with an overhead high voltage cable.

The 14 children were travelling on the top of a lorry laden with goods.  The ghastly accident occurred in Maski taluk of Raichur district on Wednesday morning.  

The deceased teenager is Dawood Ibrahim (17) of Mattur village. The other boys have sustained burns on the face and body. They are being treated at the Lingasugur public hospital.    

The boys were headed to a marriage at the Amareshwara camp from Mattur on top of the lorry.

The lorry driver who did not notice the high voltage line went under it.  Mudagal police have registered the case.  


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