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The danger of fixing TV antennae after downpour

Local News • 03:29 AM Wed Aug 5, 2015
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Edwin O. Fernandez

MLANG, North Cotabato - A member of village defenders here was electrocuted while fixing his TV antennae following downpourMonday.Aleto Enriguez, 42 of Barangay Sangat, Mlang, was a member of theBarangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT)Barangay Sangat Chairperson Rolando
Boteros told DXND Radyo BidaEnriquez was fixing a TV antennae at the roof of his home amid drizzles when he accidentally touched a live electrical wire. He died on the spot, Boteros said of Enriquez. The rain had just stopped so thesurrounding was wet.Boteros said Enriquez was aided by his son who also felt the electric currentafter the incident. He only sustained minor burns. Good that the son was a few feet away, if he was holding his father he could have died too, he said.

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