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3 from the same family electrocuted in Matale

(UTV|COLOMBO) – A man, his wife and the daughter-in-law have been killed after being electrocuted in a paddy field in Ukuwela, Matale.

The accident occurred last night when the trio had stepped on an unauthorised animal trap which was also connected to a power line.

The corpses of the woman and her daughter-in-law are placed at the Matale Hospital morgue.

The magisterial inquest in to the incident is scheduled to be held today.


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