Person killed following electrocution

Person killed following electrocution

May 8, 2016   08:26 pm

A person was killed after being electrocuted in Dampalgama area in Akuressa after contact with an electricity cable which had been illegally pulled across a field, the police said.

The person was identified as a 28-year-old who was a resident of Weligama, Matara. 

The remains of the deceased are deposited at the Matara General Hospital pending a post-mortem.

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