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Worker killed in south Delhi

A 25-year-old worker was killed on Monday while another sustained injuries after they came in contact with a high-tension electric wire while installing a hoarding in south Delhi, police said.

delhi Updated: Oct 05, 2011 19:02 IST
IANS

A 25-year-old worker was killed on Monday while another sustained injuries after they came in contact with a high-tension electric wire while installing a hoarding in south Delhi, police said.

The deceased was identified as Mukesh Patel, a native of Faridabad in Haryana, said a police officer.

"In the afternoon at around 2.40 pm., the victims were installing a flex hoarding on the third floor of a building in Tughlaqabad Extension," he said, adding that some illegal construction was going on in the building.

A case was registered against unidentified people at Govindpuri police station, the officer said.

First Published: Oct 03, 2011 21:18 IST