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48-yr-old bus passenger electrocuted in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Etah 

A 48-year-old man died after coming into contact with a high-tension electricity here on Sunday, police said.

The deceased identified as Faiyaz was travelling in a bus when it developed a snag near Shivsinghpur village on the Etah-Sidhpur road, they said.

As the passengers were shifted to another private bus, the victim's umbrella, which had aluminium spokes, came in contact with the live wire, they said.

He received an electric shock and was rushed to a nearby hospital. However, he could not be saved, police said.

Police have handed over the body of the deceased to his family members.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 18:50 IST