Man Killed Spraying Water On High Voltage Cable Fire

2021-09-06 10:50:25

Cambodia News English /August 10, 2021


Phnom Penh: A man died in the street on August 10, 2021 in front of a shophuse “But Sophea” on Street 371 near Chamkar Dong Steel Bridge in Sangkat Dangkor, Khan Dangkor, Phnom Penh. 

The overhead electricity cable caught fire and the man pulled out a fire hose and sprayed water, but the high voltage cable was still live and fell- the man was electrocuted and died instantly. 

The unidentified victim was a worker at the house where the incident took place. Meanwhile, the technical team of Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) came down to inspect the scene.