Tamil Nadu: Father, son die due to electrocution in Tirunelveli, probe under way

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TIRUNVELI: A man and his son were electrocuted to death in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, said the police on Sunday.

According to the police, the incident took place when the duo went near a canal, which is located in their field in the Tirunelveli district, late Saturday night where they came in contact with the electric wire and died on the spot.

The incident came to light on Sunday morning when the villagers spotted the bodies floating on the water’s surface, added the police.

The bodies of the deceased, identified as Pachimuthu (55 years old) and his son Vanaraj (28), were recovered with the help of the Fire Service Department.

Meanwhile, the police have sent the bodies for post-mortem.

A probe is underway. (ANI)

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