Gujarat 2 die 10 injured due to electrocution during Tazia procession in Jamnagar

     Jamnagar, Aug 9 (PTI) Two persons died and 10 others were injured after getting electrocuted during a Tazia procession taken out in Gujarat's Jamnagar city on the eve of Muharram, police said on Tuesday.<br>        The incident took place around 11.15 pm on Monday when the procession was passing through Dharanagar locality of the city, a B-division police station official said. <br>         Muslims observe Muharram in remembrance of the martyrdom of Hussain, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the battle of Karbala<br>        As many as 12 participants in the procession were electrocuted after a tip of the Tazia -- a mini replica of the tomb of Imam Hussain -- came in contact with a live electric wire overhead, he official said.<br>        A spark was seen emerging from the tip of the Tazia after it touched the live wire. The participants who were in contact with the Tazia suffered electric shock, he said.<br>        All the 12 people were rushed to a government hospital, where two of them were declared dead by doctors, the official said.<br>        The deceased were identified as Asif Yunusbhai Malek (23) and Mohammad Waheed (25).<br>        Tazia is generally made of bamboo and is decorated with colourful lights and paper. PTI COR KA<br> <br>GK   GK

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