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14 children suffer burn injuries during procession in Kota

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TOI City Desk / TIMESOFINDIA.COM / Updated: Mar 8, 2024, 14:30 IST

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14 children in Rajasthan’s Kota were electrocuted during a Mahashivratri procession. They were rushed to a nearby hospital. Amrita Duhan, SP, said one child is in a serious condition with 100% burns. Police are investigating the sad incident.

14 children suffer burn injuries during Mahashivratri procession in Rajasthan's Kota

NEW DELHI: At least 14 children were injured after getting in contact with a

live wire

during a procession on the occasion of Mahashivratri in

Rajasthan’s Kota

on Friday.
The children who suffered the

electric shock

were rushed to a nearby hospital.
“It’s a very sad incident. People from the Kaali Basti were gathered here with their Kalash, a child was carrying a pipe of 20-22 ft that touched the

high-tension wire

. In an attempt to save that child, all the children present there were electrocuted,” said Amrita Duhan,

SP

, Kota.
She further added that the priority was to give the children proper treatment.
One of the kids is said to be in a serious condition after suffering 100 per cent burns. Police hace launched an

investigation

in the incident.

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