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Two persons, including a 16-year-old boy, have been electrocuted to death in separate incidents in southeast Delhi's Badarpur area, police said today.
The first incident took place yesterday around 3 PM at Tajpur Road in Badarpur when three labourers were erecting an electric pole in the area. The trio suffered an electric shock when the pole came in contact with a live wire.
"They were rushed to a nearby hospital where Parvez was declared brought dead by the doctors. The other two are undergoing treatment and their condition is stated to be out of danger," said a senior police officer.
Romil Baaniya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast), said the contractor, Vijay, has been booked for causing death due to negligence.
In another incident, a 16-year-old boy died after he suffered electric shock while switching on a water motor at his uncle's house in Subhash Camp area this evening.
The teenager belonged to Khagaria in Bihar, police said.