PNP probes electrecution incident in Apalit’s fluvial parade

CAMP OLIVAS — Police are investigating the death of three persons due to electrocution, and the wounding of 10 individuals including two minors, during Tuesday’s fluvial parade of Apung Iru in Barangay Sulipan, Apalit town.

Initial investigation revealed that a metal portion of one motored boat carrying 30 participants of the fluvial parade accidentally touched a high tension wire of the National Grid Corporation, causing the death of three persons while 10 others, including two minors, were injured.

“I have already instructed the concerned Chief of Police to conduct a thorough investigation on this unfortunate incident in order to eventually identify who is responsible for proper disposition of the case,” PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Matthew Baccay said.

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