Cop, civilian dead due to electric short circuit in Poonch
Poonch, April 23: A police constable and a civilian died due to short circuit of 33KV transformer at Chungan chroon area of Mendhar in Poonch district on Tuesday morning.
Reports said that a constable (Follower) in JK police identified as Faiz son of Mohammad Sharif age 40 year and a civilian Mohammad Shabir son of Abdul Rahim age 38 year died on spot after they came in touch with a live wire.
SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Padyar also confirmed that the two people including a cop and civilian died when they came in touch with live wire after a 33Kv transformer developed some snag.
Meanwhile, SHO Mendhar also rushed to the spot to asses the situation.(GNS)