What happened when Muharram procession in Telangana turned tragic?

Posted By: IANS
Subscribe to Oneindia News
Muharram turns tragic in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 4: A Muharram procession turned tragic in Telangana's Nizamabad district Tuesday as one person was electrocuted and 26 others were injured after coming in contact with a high tension wire.

Police said the accident occurred during a procession in Machapur in Yellareddy mandal, about 250 km from here.

The tragedy struck the procession when a person carrying 'alam' (symbol) came in contact with a high tension wire. The man - identified as 35-year-old Saiulu - died on the spot.

At least 26 others, including 17 students, were injured. Five of them were in critical condition and were taken to Hyderabad for treatment.


Please Wait while comments are loading...