Siliguri: Man dies of electric shock

Report by: 
Prashant Acharya
SILIGURI
14 Jul 2017

In a shocking incident a man died after coming in contact with high-tension wires in the Gandhi Nagar area of Siliguri today. The deceased has been identified as Biplab Chettri, a resident of Mannpalli Busty.
According to reports, Chettri was atop a tree to cut its branches. But suddenly he came in contact with the high tension wires that were near the tree, which left him dead on spot.
Several people along with media persons witnessed his body dangling on the tree for hours. Later Bhakti Nagar police arrived on the spot and the dead body was taken down.