3 electrocuted in UP village

Bahraich (UP), May 19 (PTI) Three persons were electrocuted and two others injured in a village here on Wednesday after the iron tubes in their hands came in contact with a high tension wire, police said.

They were erecting an outdoor wedding tent in Hasuapara village in the Payagpur area of the district, Superintendent of Police (SP) Sujata Singh said.

The victims were identified as Rajkumar Mishra (50), Amrendra Mishra (30) and Kuntu Tiwari (32) -- residents of Shravasti district.

The condition of the other two was stable, police said.

In a similar incident in the Godwa village of Bahraich, two labourers were electrocuted on May 10. PTI CORR ABN MGA MGA MGA

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