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Teenager dies of electrocution in Kashmir

PTI  Srinagar, February 02, 2013
First Published: 16:20 IST(2/2/2013) | Last Updated: 16:21 IST(2/2/2013)

A teenager was electrocuted aftercoming in contact with a live wire in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said.


Mohammad Umar Sheikh, 17, accidentally came in contact with the high tension electricity supply line last evening at his Kanir-Chadoora residence, a police spokesman said.

He added that the boy died on-the-spot and his body was handed over to the next of kin after completion of legal formalities.

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