Electricity wire snaps in Uttarakhand, two killed

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Dehradun, Aug 8 (IANS) A man and his daughter were killed on Tuesday in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district when an electricity wire fell on the shanty they were sleeping in, police said.

The incident happened near a rain-fed canal on Tharali road in Karnaprayag around 2 a.m. The victims, Shinakht Beer Singh, 60, a labourer, and his daughter Basanti, 30, were of Nepali origin.

–IANS

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