Seven Electrocuted by High-Tension Live Wire in Telangana

A high tension live wire fell onto the truck they were sitting in. 

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The live wire fell on those sitting in the back of the truck. (Photo: iStockphoto)

At least seven members of a marriage party were electrocuted when a high-tension wire fell on a truck they were in, in Telangana’s Medak district on Sunday, police said.

Fifteen others were injured in the incident that occurred on Sunday night near Degulwadi in Kangti mandal of Medak district.

The injured were shifted to Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) and Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad. The condition of three of them is stated to be critical.

Police said the live wire fell on those sitting in the back of the truck. The marriage party was coming back from Kamareddy town in Nizamabad.

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