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36-Year-Old Woman Electrocuted In Nasarawa

A 36 -year -old mother of one , Mrs Joy Kuje, has been electrocuted in the Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State .

Northern City News gathered in Lafia on Thursday that the deceased was electrocuted when she accidentally stepped on a wet floor , which unknown to her , had a live wire stuck in it.

The incident , which occurred around 3 . 30 pm, threw the victim ’ s family into mourning.

The husband of the deceased , Amos , recounted the sad incident in an interview with newsmen.

He explained that the little boy , who assists his wife with household chores, had gone to fetch water and was on his way back when he screamed possibly as a result of electric shock.

This prompted Joy to rush out of the room in order to find out what had happened to the boy , unknown to her that there was a naked wire on the floor .

Amos said , “ While entering the house , just by the side of the door , there was a naked wire lying on the floor . This , I believe , first shocked the boy and made him to shout ‘Jesus ’ and he dropped the bucket of water on the floor , which attracted Joy’ s attention .

“ She rushed to the boy to ascertain why he shouted . On reaching the spot, Joy could not help herself as she was electrocuted. The power was switched off and she was rushed to the Nasarawa Eggon General Hospital , where doctors pronounced her dead .”

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