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34 Year Old Man Electrocuted To Death In Tharaka Nithi County

A 34-years-old man was on Saturday evening electrocuted and died on the spot at Igamatundu village, Itugururu location, Igamba Ng'ombe constituency,Tharaka Nithi County.

According to Igamatundu Assistant chief Augustine Mutwiri Njoka, Nyaga Kanyua Ngata is suspected to have been repairing his radio, when the accident happened.

His landlord is said to have discovered the incident.The, he called out for help from a medical officers at the nearby Igamatundu dispensary. The doctors tried to help the man but it was was too late. The man died due to the injuries that resulted from electrocution.

The police were alerted and the body has since been transferred to Chuka Referral Hospital Mortuary. Later, the Kenya Power personnel visited the place and switched off the power.

The administrator has cautioned the residents to seek assistance from professionals when dealing with electronics. "You must be very cautious if your using the electrical circuits" The practioner indicated.

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Augustine Mutwiri Chuka Igamba Ng'ombe Nyaga Kanyua Ngata Tharaka Nithi County


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