Two killed after getting entangled in an unauthorized power line

Friday, 03 July 2020 - 12:30


Two people have died in Batticaloa after coming into contact with an unauthorized power line.

The police said that the two persons who had been guarding the paddy fields last night had died.

The two men, aged 58 and 51, died after they were entangled in an unauthorized power cable that had been pulled over to protect the crop from wild animals.

Police stated that no arrests have been made regarding the incident.