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Youth electrocuted after storm, rains in Delhi

New Delhi: A youth died in Shahdara after he stepped on a pool of water on which a live wire had fallen following rains and storm this evening, police said.

Robin Thomas (18) stepped on a pool of water on which a live wire had fallen and was electrocuted, a police official said.

He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, the official said, adding the deceased’s mother works as a nurse in GTB Hospital and his father is staying abroad.

In another incident, an unidentified man, in his 50s, was electrocuted in north Delhi’s Kotwali, police said.

–PTI