ISLAMABAD: A young labourer was electrocuted by accidentally touching an electric wire. The Tarnol police said Muhammad Iqbal, 32, was painting a wall at a building in Noroze Market when he accidentally made contact with a high voltage wire and fell down. He was pronounced dead by the doctors at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences. The police informed the family about the incident, after which his body was handed over to them for burial.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 21st, 2011.