Two escape death after electrocution at construction site
24 August 2016, 18:14
Nairobi - Two people have escaped death by a whisker following electrocution while working at a construction site in Isiolo town.
The two workers sustained serious hands and leg injuries, after they accidentally touched a live wire at the site.
While confirming the incident Isiolo Police Commander Charles Ontita said Edward Ogelo, 27, and Boniface Thuranira, 18, were injured during the evening incident.
Ontita said the workers accidentally touched the wire hanging on a nearby electric post as the construction work was ongoing.
He said they were rushed to Isiolo County referral hospital for treatment.
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