2 farmers electrocuted

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 11, 2019

2 farmers electrocuted

Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) – June 26, 2019 – 12:00am

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines — Two farmers died of electrocution while planting palay in Sitio San Gregorio, Barangay Cabittaogan, Sta. Catalina, Ilocos Sur on Monday.

Police said Mauricio Racsa, 70, accidentally touched a live wire attached to a water pump.

Christian John Apolina, 20, was electrocuted when he tried to save Racsa.

The victims were pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital in Vigan.

Read more at https://www.philstar.com/nation/2019/06/26/1929540/2-farmers-electrocuted#zBFRvVHDeGKYpqHt.99

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