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Two BMC workers from the water department die due to electrocution; five others injured

The incident was reported in the morning at Kurla's Suman Nagar area. BMC workers were sent by the concerned department for the repair work on a pipeline which burst in Kurla. Injured are being treated at Ghatkopar's Rajawadi Hospital

Two BMC workers from the water department die due to electrocution; five others injured
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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday, October 19, 2020, started working on the pipeline repair work in Kurla's Suman Nagar area when two employees died due to electrocution. The incident was reported in the morning on Monday, and besides these two, five others were seriously injured in the accident. They were rushed to Ghatkopar's Rajawadi Hospital for further treatment.

Complaint regarding the same has been lodged at BMC's Ward L stating that the BMC water pipeline had burst in the Sumannagar, and addressing the same, staff members from the water department reached the spot to repair the pipeline.

After starting the work, the employees were hit by a sudden electric shock, and two of them - Ganesh Dattu Ugale and Amol Kale - died on the spot. Five others - Nana Pukale, Naresh Adhangale, and Rakesh Jadhav, Anil Chavan and Mahesh Jadhav - have been critically injured and are being treated at the hospital.

The police have registered only accidental cases in the case and are investigating further.

Please note: This is a developing story and will be updated after the information is shared by the concerned officials.

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