Worker dead after power pole fell on him

Kharibari, 13th August: A person was killed on the spot when an electricity pole fell upon him in Jagirjote under Kharibari Police Station. The deceased was identified as Dilip Hansda, a resident of Naya haat Tarijote in Kharibari Block. Briefing the incident, Kharibari Police Station Officer-in-charge Passang Sherpa said that the person was hit by the electricity pole that led to his death
As per the information, the person was labour by profession and was working in the Jagrigote area. The incident took place when a tree fell and tangled itself into electric cables further pulling down the electricity pole with it. The pole then hit the man who was sitting under the tree. As the impact was severe, the man died on the spot. The police arrived at the spot and recovered the body further sending it for an autopsy.


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