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Child injured in high-tension cable explosion near Pune


August 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 17 (IANS) A five-year-old child sustained minor injuries when a high-tension wire exploded in Pimpri-Chinchwad city near Pune Friday, police said.According to police control, the explosion followed a ... Read more...

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MCD truck catches fire, helper injured


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A 23-year-old helper on a Municipal Corporation of Delhi(MCD) garbage truck was badly burnt when he came in contact with a high-tension wire in west ... Read more...

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Three children injured in Delhi house fire


January 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Three children, aged between 2 and 10, received burns after a house in Delhi caught fire after coming into contact with a high-tension wire Saturday ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Haiti road accident


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Dec 3 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and many injured Friday in the Carribean nation Haiti after a high tension wire fell on a bus, leading ... Read more...

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Goa naphtha fire rages on (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Nearly a day after a naphtha pipeline caught fire in the port town of Vasco, injuring eight people, officials Saturday said the flames would be extinguished ... Read more...

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Man dies of electrocution


July 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A 22-year-old man died Tuesday morning after he accidentally touched a high tension wire here, police said.Ravi Kumar, who hailed from Bilaspur in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Security guard electrocuted


June 24th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a freak incident, a security guard at a water treatment plant in north Delhi was electrocuted Friday when he touched a high-tension wire while ... Read more...

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22 injured as power line breaks, falls on houses (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) As many as 22 people, including six children, were injured when a high tension power line melted and fell on their houses in east Delhi, ... Read more...

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Elephant electrocuted in Meghalaya


May 27th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 26 (IANS) A pregnant elephant was electrocuted when it came in contact with a high tension wire in Meghalaya, a forest official said Thursday."The cow elephant, around 18 ... Read more...

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Three trucks catch fire, one dead


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A man was killed when three trucks parked in a row caught fire on G.T. Road here, police said Tuesday.A truck was being loaded with goods near Lal ... Read more...

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Power company employee electrocuted


January 21st, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A daily wager working for a power distribution company was electrocuted in west Delhi when he was repairing a fault on transmission lines Thursday, police said. Suresh, ... Read more...

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Man riding on train roof electrocuted


January 17th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A man, who commuted daily to Delhi from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city and preferred a perch on the train roof, was electrocuted when the train entered Shahdara ... Read more...

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Delhi-Howrah rail route disrupted


January 6th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 6 (IANS) Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Delhi-Howrah route after a high-tension wire snapped and fell on the overhead power cable in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, an ... Read more...

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11 workers electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Three women and eight men, engaged in Uttar Pradesh government-sponsored construction work, were electrocuted and two others injured in the state's Lakhimpur Kheri district Tuesday. Two officials overseeing ... Read more...

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11 electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Three women and eight men, engaged in Uttar Pradesh government-sponsored construction work, were electrocuted and two others injured in Lakhimpur Kheri district Tuesday, an official said. "The accident took ... Read more...

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11 electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh


August 31st, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 11 labourers engaged on a state government-sponsored construction project were electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district Tuesday, an official said. According to police, the accident took place ... Read more...

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Eleven women electrocuted in Haryana’s Mewat District


August 29th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mewat (Haryana), Aug 29 (ANI): At least eleven women were killed when a high-tension wire fell on their vehicle in Kherla village of Haryana's Mewat District.The incident took place on Saturday, when ... Read more...

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Eight women electrocuted in Haryana, four injured (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 28th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nuh (Haryana), Aug 28 (IANS) Eight women, including two girls, were electrocuted and four others were injured in a Haryana village Saturday morning when a high-tension wire fell on the vehicle in ... Read more...

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Eight women electrocuted in Haryana


August 28th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Eight women were electrocuted and four people were injured in a Haryana village Saturday morning when a high-tension wire fell on the vehicle in which they were travelling, ... Read more...

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Four labourers electrocuted


June 4th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Four labourers were electrocuted when they accidentally came in contact with a high tension wire in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district Friday, police said. The incident took place in Parsurampur ... Read more...

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Truck driver electrocuted


May 1st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A 24-year-old driver from Himachal Pradesh was electrocuted by high tension wire here Saturday while trying to spread out a plastic sheet on the top of his ... Read more...

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Nine of wedding party electrocuted in Uttra Pradesh


April 28th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) At least nine people of a wedding party were electrocuted and 16 others received burns after a high-tension wire fell upon a tractor-trolley carrying them in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Auto rickshaw driver electrocuted


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A 45-year-old auto rickshaw driver was electrocuted when a high tension wire fell on his vehicle here, police said Monday. The incident took place around 11.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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10 electrocuted in Nigeria


February 14th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Feb 14 (IANS) Ten people were electrocuted when an electricity wire fell on two buses in southeast Nigeria, police said Sunday. The incident occurred Saturday when a high-tension wire fell on the ... Read more...

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High tension wire falls on police station, cop killed


August 2nd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) A station officer was killed and property worth several lakh rupees damaged after a high tension wire fell in a police station premises in Jalaun district of Uttar ... Read more...

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Kids, women severely burnt as high-tension wire falls on them


April 21st, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 21 (IANS) Three children and three women were severely burnt when a high-tension wire fell on them in the Khoda area of Ghaziabad Monday night, police said Tuesday. According to officials, ... Read more...

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Wrestler electrocuted, villagers block traffic (Lead)


May 19th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by admin
Agra, May 19 (IANS) A large number of villagers blocked traffic on a national highway near Agra after a wrestler was electrocuted when he accidentally came in contact with an electrical cable ... Read more...

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Wrestler electrocuted, agitated villagers block traffic


May 19th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by admin
Agra, May 19 (IANS) A villager in Arsena village in Uttar Pradesh, grazing cattle, was electrocuted when he touched a high-tension wire lying across the field. The agitated villagers blocked traffic for ... Read more...

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Seven electrocuted in Orissa


May 17th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) At least seven people were electrocuted and five injured when they touched a concrete mixing machine that came in contact with a high tension wire while working on ... Read more...

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Elephant dies of electrocution in Ramnagar


May 9th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), May 9 (ANI): A 15-year old elephant in Uttarakhand has got electrocuted after it dashed against a high-tension electric wire. The forest officials said that they were informed about the ... Read more...

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