4 people electrocuted to death in KZN

4 people electrocuted to death in KZN

Four people have died after being electrocuted at their home in Umvoti.

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It's believed they were trying to remove a lightning conductor from their yard on Sunday. 

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The long rod was apparently too heavy for them and came in contact with a live electrical wire on their property.

Officials say five other people were also shocked and taken to hospital. 

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Umzinyathi Mayor, Petros Ngubane visited the family's home.

"It was a very bad situation, and the family is unfortunate to have lost some of their members and neighbours as well as relatives who were part of this arrangement," he said.  

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