Three daily wage workers were died of electrocution while erecting a flag-post for a religious outfit on Sunday.

According to police, R. Ananthan, S. Suresh both hailing from Annamalai Nagar and N. Udayakumar of Chinna Elathagiri were electrocuted and thrown for some distance when the flag-post they were erecting came in to contact with a overhead live wire.

They were rushed to Hosur General Hospital and were pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.

It was told that Ananthan and Suresh were cadres of Hindu Munnani and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam.

Bodies of the employees were handed over to the families of the deceased. Hosur SIPCOT police have registered a case and investigating.