Doctor Dies Of Electrocution While Hoisting Flag In Jammu & Kashmir

According to reports, the doctor died of electric shock when he come in contact with 11KV power line at the rooftop of a hospital while hoisting the tricolour on Independence Day.

Doctor Dies Of Electrocution While Hoisting Flag In Jammu & Kashmir

The incident took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district. (Representational)

Kathua:

A doctor on Monday died due to electric shock while hoisting a national flag on the roof-top of a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said.

The doctor, identified as Pawan Kumar of Chadwal area, died of electric shock when he come in contact with 11KV power line at the roof top of the government primary health center (PHC) at Haria Chak while hoisting the tricolour, they said.

A police team reached on the spot and shifted the body to Hiranagar hospital, the officials said.

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