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Man Electrocuted While Tree Trimming

Mangalore – A person named Hemaiah Shetty (60) died after one of the areca nut being felled, came in contact with live wire at Mariappara Pampu near Konchar, Bajpe, near here, on Friday January 14.

Reportedly, the land belonging to Hemaiah Shetty, where an areca nut plantation stands, has been acquired by Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board. He was cutting down areca nut trees one by one. One of the trees he cut down, fell directly on power lines, electrocuting Shetty instantly.

Hemaiah Shetty is survived by wife, two sons, and a daughter. Officials visited the spot. Complaint of unnatural death was registered.

Story via DaijiWorld.com

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