MUZAFFARGARH – A labourer was electrocuted to death after touching with high transmission lines of WAPDA at Sultan colony. According to police spokesman, a 14-year-old labourer namely Afzal Khan was working on the roof of the under construction shops and suddenly the iron which he held, touched with high voltages wires as result he died after sustained serious burn injuries.
The local people Akram Khan, Mujahid, Imran and others said that they had submitted applications various times for shifting of live wires close to shops. The citizens staged demonstration protest against WAPDA and alleged that the incident happened due to the negligence of MEPCO. The MEPCO officials said that the sad incident occurred due to construction of shops under high transmission line and inquiry regarding the issue underway.
TWO PEOPLE INJURED AS
SIBLINGS FIGHT TURN DEADLY
Two elder members of the families got critically injured as result of spat erupted between their children amid commonly playing practice, police said. Muhammad Ameen, 28, and Atteq-ur-Rehman wounded badly by hitting iron rods on each other’s head during the fight. Both were shifted to Rural Health Centre Seet Pur by rescuers for emergency treatment.