Mumbai Rains: Railway employee electrocuted on tracks

Updated: 07 August, 2020 10:31 IST | PTI | Mumbai

The employee was immediately rushed to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead

This picture has been used for representation purpose only
This picture has been used for representation purpose only

A 27-year-old trackman of the central Railway died due to electric shock outside Masjid the station here early Thursday morning, a union leader claimed. 

Sanjeet Kumar who hailed from Bihar was standing in the floodwater that had accumulated on the east side of Masjid Rail Over Bridge and checking a suction pump when he received shock around 2.45 am, he said.

"He was immediately rushed to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead," said Venu Nair, a leader of National Railway Mazdoor Union.

However, spokesperson of the Central Railway could not be contacted for confirmation. 

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First Published: 07 August, 2020 09:42 IST

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