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2 Kids Amongst 11 Electrocuted In Tamil Nadu Temple Chariot Procession

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Two amongst these killed have been youngsters

Kalimedu:

At the very least 11 folks died and 15 others have been injured after electrocution throughout a chariot procession at a temple in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district early this morning, police stated.

Police stated the incident occurred when the temple palanquin or temple automobile they have been standing on got here into contact with a high-transmission line at Appar Madam temple in Kalimedu.

“The temple palanquin confronted some impediment whereas taking a flip when it got here into contact with the overhead line,” officers stated.

Two amongst these killed have been youngsters, officers stated, including that the injured have been admitted to the close by hospital for therapy.

“A case has been registered within the matter and an investigation is underway,” stated V Balakrishnan, Inspector Basic of Police, Central Zone, Tiruchirappalli.

Hundreds of devotees take part within the annual chariot competition in Tamil Nadu yearly. The incident has raised questions on lapses in precautionary preparations made for the chariot procession on the Appar Madam temple.

A senior police official advised NDTV that usually energy line alongside the temple automobile route is turned off to keep away from any untoward incident. 

“Nevertheless, the palanquin was not tall sufficient to the touch the high-transmission line, and thus the ability provide was not turned off this time. Nevertheless it appears the ornamental construction elevated the peak of the palanquin, and consequently, it got here into contact with the reside wire,” the official stated.

A video of the incident reveals the chariot was fully destroyed after coming into contact with the reside wire.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he was “deeply pained” over the incident, and introduced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh every to the households of those that misplaced their lives and Rs 5 lakh every to the injured.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Ok Stalin expressed his condolences to the bereaved households and introduced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh every to the households of those that have been killed within the incident.

The Chief Minister additionally instructed the authorities to make sure the most effective therapy for the injured.



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