PDD lineman electrocuted to death in Kulgam

Kulgam:A Power Development Department employee (PDD) was electrocuted to death on Monday after receiving an electric shock while repairing a faulty line at Chanpora area of Chinigam in Kulgam district.

An official told that the lineman received an electric shock and died on the spot while repairing a live wire on an electric pole in Chanpora village.

The deceased has been identified as Mohd Ramzan Sofi (45), S/O Gh Rasool Sofi an official said.

Notably, hundreds of power department linemen have already lost their lives in the line of their duty in the recent past in Kashmir.

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