Man electrocuted in Balaju

KATHMANDU: A person was electrocuted at Machha Pokhari Chok, Balaju, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-16 of Kathmandu on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Samir Moktan (30) of Thulo Kharsyang-3 in Kavre.

Moktan had received the shock while he was extending fibres to an electricity utility pole in the area.

He was immediately rushed to the Basundhara-based Green City Hospital for treatment.

He breathed his last during treatment there.