Lineman electrocuted in Puri during restoration work
Puri: At a time when relief work is going on in full swing to restore power in Puri district devastated by the cyclone, a staffer of the Electricity department died while repairing a transformer near Sadar police station area. Sources said the victim got electrocuted after he accidentally came in contact with a live electric wire.
All the employees of the electricity department are working round the clock to restore power supply and repair the damage caused by cyclone Fani.
Meanwhile, other staffers alleged that the deceased was forcefully engaged in power restoration work.
Earlier, another lineman N Mangaraj Rao had lost his life after falling off from a ladder while restoring power.