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Thursday, 29 September 2022 2.44 PM IST

Tries to hoist tricolour in PHC, doctor electrocuted

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JAMMU: A doctor died due to electric shock while hoisting a national flag as part of independence day celebrations. The incident happened at Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. The doctor has been identified as Pawan Kumar of Chadwal.

The doctor was electrocuted when he came in contact with 11 kv power line on the roof top of the government primary health center (PHC) while hoisting the tricolour. The police reached the spot and shifted the body to Hiranagar Hospital.

Meantime, the death of a software engineer was reported the other day falling from the second floor of the house while tying the tricolour. The dead is 33-year-old software engineer Viswas Kumar. He was staying with his wife, two-year-old child and parents at Hennur in Bengaluru.


He slipped and fell down while trying to tie the national flag on the pillar of the terrace on the second floor. He sustained serious head injuries. His father Narayanan Bhatt and wife Vaishali immediately rushed him to hospital but was declared dead

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