Two killed due to electrocution

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A 58 year old mother and her 20 year old daughter were killed this afternoon while a 7 year old child sustained injuries and was admitted to the Kandy Hospital due to electrocution outside their home in Madawala Bazaar, Kandy , police said.

The mother had first got electrocuted when trying to tie a clothes line using a wire close to the electricity meter and her children who came to rescue her were electrocuted thereafter.
 
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  • Chiyamalan Friday, 02 November 2012 03:36 AM

    Very True!

    Srimal Thursday, 01 November 2012 10:47 AM

    There should be more awareness programs on first aid and accidents. If the girl was educated what to do in a electrocution, could have prevented both lives....

    jena Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:55 PM

    Sad.. Salute to the children and their affection towards their mother!

    kapa ta pissu Thursday, 01 November 2012 01:18 PM

    Srilankans are ignorent and hardly aware of safety procedures. They are so lost in an emegency situations. This is why we lost so many during Tsunami as well. more than 100 rivers, 10000 lakes and tanks, ocean around the country, yet only few people know how to swim. like wise many TV channels, but none show any safety awareness programs. People are also only use to watch stupid teledrams.

    mamath Thursday, 01 November 2012 01:44 PM

    These poor people should have realized THAT FACT.


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