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2 electrocuted, another hurt

Two teenage boys died while another sustained injuries after they were electrocuted at Tuikot village of Churachandpur district on Tuesday.

The slain teenagers are identified as Thangminlien of Lhanjang village and Onkam of Tuilaphai village. The  injured is identified as Gogou of Dumdephai village.

According to a report, the incident happened when the trio went to Tuikot village for music rehearsal for Evangelical Churches Association (ECA) Youth Golden Jubilee to be celebrated next year.

The power suddenly went out while the rehearsal was in progress following which the trio tried to repair it by holding an electric post nearby when they were hit with electric shocks.

The two died instantly at the spot while the third one sustained critical injury in the incident.

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