Canadian electrocuted to death in Telangana, other sustain burns
Kothagudem (Telangana) [India], Mar. 31: A Canadian national was electrocuted to death, while his friend suffered severe burns after they accidentally came in contact with live wires.
The incident took place late last evening when the duo was walking in the corridors of a building in Telangana's Kothagudem district. As reported in business-standard, the incident occurred late last evening when M N John (21) and B Y Solomon accidentally touched the live wire while walking in the balcony of a training centre.
According to the police, both the Canadian nationals - identified as Solomon and Nathan John - were employed in Thailand. They had come to kothagudem town to impart training at the centre, run by a friend.
Both had come to Kothagudem town to impart teaching skills to students at the centre run by a common friend Samuel Raj Joseph on March 24. They did not have any idea that a live wire was passing through the balcony of the building.