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To cause death by the passage of an electric current through the body.
[electro- + execute]
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Another man identified as Shabir Ahmad of Gari Kapora area was also allegedly electrocuted at his home.
They accused the management of being indifferent to the plight of the workers, adding that the machine developed a fault three days earlier and had electrocuted some workers in the past before killing Joseph.
Probers said both victims were fixing electric water pumps inside the INC Chapel where Dennis might have been the first to be electrocuted.
Mark Rendy tried to pull him away but was also electrocuted.
In a statement release in Awka by the PPRO, Anambra state police command, SP Harruna Mohammed said on November 9, 2018, at about 7:20pm one Mr Oduah Neboliza m' and a feeder manger of Enugu electricity distribution company Okpoko service center Okpoko in Ogbaru council Area reported at Okpoko police division that same day at about 7pm while on duty along Onitsha-Owerri Road Okpoko, one of his staff Mr Ezenwosu Chukwudi m' was electrocuted on a pole and fall down while rectifying a electrical fault.
Francis Mwimbi, 40, was electrocuted at Mulika market, Mikinduri Ward.
He was electrocuted and both his arms suffered burns.
Dubai: A worker, who attempted to steal electric cables and absconded after his accomplice got electrocuted, has been jailed for three months.
Summary: An activist who went on a hunger strike last year to demand the resignation of the Cabinet passed away Friday after being electrocuted.
KARACHI -- At least nine people died in rain-related incidents in Karachi after heavy downpour hit city on Thursday.According to rescue sources, a man and a child were electrocuted in Orangi No.10 and Nazimabad, respectively.Separately, an unidentified man was electrocuted in Cantt station, one in Malir Birohi Goth and two in Sher Shah area.Two other men were electrocuted in Khyber Chowk and Afridi Chowk in Itehad town.Meanwhile, Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui visited Maripur, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Lyari, Saddar and M.A Jinnah Road after rain and inspected draining of rainwater and nullahs.He directed the officers that rainwater should not accumulate on roads.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Rabi'II 28, 1436, Feb 17, 2015, SPA -- At least 18 people on a packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were killed Tuesday when they were electrocuted by a power line, AP reported.
Muscat: A Bangladeshi national was electrocuted in a shop in the wilayat of Buraimi on Tuesday.