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Four poll officials die in Madhya Pradesh

The Election Commission on Thursday said that four officials on poll duty have died in Madhya Pradesh. Though the exact reason for the deaths are not known, the officials blamed the heat wave.

bhopal Updated: Apr 23, 2009 15:35 IST

The Election Commission on Thursday said that four officials on poll duty have died in Madhya Pradesh. Though the exact reason for the deaths are not known, the officials blamed the heat wave.

"While two employees died in Bhopal on Wednesday, one each died in Shahdol and Hoshangabad on Thursday," Additional Electoral Officer Sanjay Pandey said in Bhopal.

"Though the exact reason behind the deaths is not known, heat stroke appears to have been the cause," he said.