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Two women electrocuted in Puducherry

Puducherry: Two women were electrocuted on Wednesday when they came into contact with a live wire, police said. The incident occurred in Thirubuvanai village near Pondicherry. The deceased identified as Sengeni (65) and Vijaya (55) had gone out to pluck vegetables from a garden near their house when the incident took place. Both the women died instantly, police said. The relatives of the women, who went in search of them, saw them lying dead in the garden and reported the matter to the police. As per reports, Police has registered a case has been registered and an investigation is underway. A strong wind had swept across the village on Tuesday night snapping the overhead power line which the women had accidentally stamped on, said the police. Also Read: Mumbai: Teen electrocuted while taking selfie on roof of local train in Jogeshwari In another incident, five stray dogs got electrocuted on Sunday at Kurla s 90 Feet Road after they trotted on an iron manhole lid next to a power box. Police have issued a notice to Adani Electricity, which reportedly supplies power to the locality, asking it to submit a report on the cause of electrocution. A letter has been issued to the electricity company to furnish a report on the problem that led to the electrocution, said Kishore Sawant, Saki Naka senior inspector. A spokesperson from Adani Electricity stated, This incident occurred beyond AEML s point of supply and we do not have any open cable in this vicinity. However, we have reported the incident to the electrical inspector in PWD and have requested for investigation. At AEML, safety is our first priority and we encourage everyone to practice safety. Top stories of the day The Dutch mystery: Man wanted is on temple run in Maharashtra Win Rs 10,000 if you find the truck that dumped this debris in south Mumbai Mumbai Crime: Man rapes teenage girl in Bandra, blackmails her with video Mumbai: Banned newspaper is still vendors first choice for serving food Meet Vasai s traffic stoppers who are being the change they wish to see Mumbai Crime: Chain-snatchers new modus ends at police station lock-up Mumbai: Chain-snatching cases drop but recovery still poor Thane Municipal Corporation unprepared for monsoon, says social activist Mumbai: Bad roads this year, too at Aarey Colony Mumbai on alert in wake of cyclone Vayu: Disaster Management Department For non-SSC students, internal marks won t count Shiv Sena, BJP start bickering over CM s post, seat-sharing Ujjwala Raut: Here s what the 41 year old supermodel of the 90s is doing now Worst crimes: These monstrous mothers murdered their children! Amruta Fadnavis wows with her soulful performance in Los Angeles These famous schools, colleges are also popular for Bollywood shoots Narendra Modi shares a hearty laugh with Sri Lanka President Bollywood celebs you probably don t know are related Do you know Tamannaah Bhatia made her Bollywood debut at age 15? When Shahid Kapoor went out of his way to help his on-screen sister-in-law Saif Ali Khan feels bad when he reaches home and finds Taimur asleep Here s how Shahid Kapoor transformed for Kabir Singh Malaika Arora and Tara Sutaria s Bandra outing is all things casual World Cup 2019: Team India watch Salman Khan s new movie Bharat World Cup 2019: Warm-up win vs India doesn t mean Kiwis are are hot! World Cup 2019: Steve Waugh compares Hardik Pandya with Lance Klusener Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates


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