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1 killed, 4 injured after sudden surge in voltage in houses

Press Trust of India  |  Kota 

In a accident, a surge in the voltage in the houses here led to the death of a man and injured four others today, police said.

The incident occurred in Dabar village at 6.30 am, said.

The deceased was identified as (24), while the injured were identified as (27), (32), Rekha (14) and Manish (5).

The deceased and the injured were staying in three separate houses in the same locality of the village, he said.

The injured are undergoing medical treatment at a community health centre in Sultanpur town and their condition is stated to be normal, he added.

The body was handed over to the family members after postmortem.

The surge in the voltage was likely due to the damage in the local area power transformers caused by dust storms blown across the region in the last few days, the said.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 13:35 IST