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9-year-old electrocuted

A nine-year-old boy was electrocuted when he touched a metal wire tied to a kite.

A nine-year-old boy was electrocuted when he touched a metal wire tied to a kite,one end of which came into contact with an electricity pole at his residence in Lucknow’s Hasanganj area on Sunday afternoon. He died on the spot.

Samiullah,a Class II student of Morning Star Public School,was the son of late Sagir Ahmed,resident of Roopnagar locality in Khadra.

According to police,a kite fell on the boy’s terrace. “The other end of the metallic wire was lying on an electric pole,which caused the electrocution,” said a police officer.