Indore: In the effort of saving the younger brother from electric shock, the elder brother himself became the victim of electrocution, in Banganga area on Wednesday night. The incident occurred when the two brothers were irrigating their fields and the current was flowing through the wire fencing of the neighbour’s field.

According to police, the incident occurred in village Kumhedi-Kakad, near MR-10. On Wednesday night, when Shyam Gehlod was irrigating his field, his hand touched the wire fencing of a neighbouring field and he received an electric shock. Shyam’s elder brother Pappu Gehlod was also there and he ran towards Shyam to save him. He saved Shyam by using a wooden stick. Then he began to move the wire fencing aside, in which current was flowing by using the same stick,. During this attempt, his hands also touched to the current carrying fencing, he received a very strong shock and became unconscious.

Shyam informed this, to the other family members and the family rushed the unconscious Pappu in a hospital. But, he could not be saved there and died during treatment. Now, police are investigating that, whose negligence caused this sad incident.

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