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Man Working on Fish Pond Fatally Electrocuted

Manapla town, Negros Occidental, Philippines – A man working in a fishpond was electrocuted at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in Manapla town, Negros Occidental, the police said yesterday.

The fatality was identified as Allin Bep, 26, of Brgy. Santa Theresa in Manapla by case investigator Police Officer 2 Ray Bañares.

Investigation showed that Bep, who was working in the fishpond in Brgy. Santa Theresa, failed to notice the live wire on the ground and stepped on it.

Bep died on the spot from the burns he sustained, police records showed.

Reports said the switch of the live wire attached to the perimeter fence of the fishpond had not been turned off. The police said many have failed to see the wire as it was concealed by shrubs.

Story via visayananddailystar.com

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