Mumbai: Three firemen injured while rescuing bird

PTIUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
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Mumbai: Three firemen were seriously injured while rescuing a bird from a high tension overhead wire near Mumbai Central railway station.

“Three fire personnel were injured after they came into contact with the high tension cable of train on Saturday night while removing a bird,” Chief Fire Officer Prabhat Rahangdale said. The injured personnel, attached to Byculla fire station, have been identified as Sanjay Kalbhere, Dinesh Sabankar, and Rajendra Bhojane.

The trio having sustained 30 to 70 per cent burns in the incident are in ICU of the National Burns Institute. “Their condition is stated to be stable. They will be kept under observation for next 72 hours,” Rahangdale added.

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