2 Nepalese electrocuted in Kotkhai area of Himachal's Shimla district

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Shimla, Feb 13 (PTI) Two Nepalese labourers, including a father and a son, were electrocuted while fishing in Kotkhai Tehsil of Shimla district, police said on Tuesday.


The deceased identified as Gorakh Bahadur Thapa (58) and his son Bhim Bahadur (32) were living in Pujali village and working as labourers, they said.

The deceased, according to police, had installed electric wires in Giri Khad to kill and catch the fishes.

However, both were electrocuted while doing so, they said.

A police team from Kotkhai Police Station reached the spot as soon as it received the information and recovered the dead bodies.

Superintendent of Police (SP), Shimla, Sanjeev Kumar Gandhi, confirmed the report and said further investigation is going on. PTI COR BPL AS AS