ANDHRA PRADESH

Lineman electrocuted

VISAKHAPATNAM: An assistant lineman of APTransco A. Lakshmana Rao (38), was electrocuted when he came into contact with a live wire when Transco staff were cutting down trees obstructing power lines, near the sub-station at Koruprolu in S. Rayavaram mandal on Monday morning.

Rao belonged to Penugollu village and was on jungle clearance duty when the accident occurred. – Special Correspondent

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