An excavation machine hit an electric pole in Lakhi Colony's Street no 1 on Tuesday, which damaged the pole and led to power outage in the area. However, no one was injured.
Junior engineer Malkit Singh said, "Power supply to the area would be restored soon. The excavation machine that hit the pole belongs to a private contractor. The police have taken note of the incident and we will pursue the matter with them later on, he said.