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Mumbai: 2 BMC workers electrocuted, 5 injured during water pipeline repair

Two labourers were electrocuted and five sustained injuries on Monday while repairing a water pipeline in Mumbai''s Suman Nagar area, a civic official said.

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Mumbai Updated on: October 19, 2020 15:00 IST
Mumbai: 2 BMC workers electrocuted, 5 injured during water pipeline repair
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Mumbai: 2 BMC workers electrocuted, 5 injured during water pipeline repair

Two labourers were electrocuted and five sustained injuries on Monday while repairing a water pipeline in Mumbai''s Suman Nagar area, a civic official said. The incident happened at around 8am at a BMC water supply department pipeline behind the Kurla East traffic police post, he said.

"All seven were rushed to civic-run Rajawadi Hospital nearby where doctors declared two of them dead on arrival. The other five are in stable condition," the official informed.

Further details were awaited from the spot, he added. 

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