PHCN cable falls, electrocutes three in Ogun market

Three persons were electrocuted at the Ifo township market in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State on Sunday when the high-tension cable of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria fell on them. Our correspondent gathered that the high-tension wire fell on the victims in the crowded market. The identities of the victims could be confirmed as of press time. Apart from the three persons who lost their lives, some traders and customers sustained injuries. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the incident, however, said only two persons died, while two others, who sustained injuries, had were receiving treatment at the Ifo General Hospital.



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