Kathmandu : One person has died due to electric shock in Dailekh.
The deceased has been identified as Pushkar Thapa, 24, of Badchinmaya in Bhairavi Municipality-2. Nain Bahadur Saud, information officer at the District Police Office, Dailekh, said that he died on the spot at around 12 noon on Wednesday.
“The pole collapsed while installing a new electricity pole and died on the spot due to electric shock,” he said.
According to Inspector Saund, Bhupendra Thapa 26, of the same place was also injured while moving the pole. He is undergoing treatment at Dullu Hospital.