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Assam: Loco pilot electrocuted to death at Guwahati railway station

He was identified as Siba Saikia, an employee of Rangia division of NF Railway.

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Guwahati– In an unfortunate incident, a loco pilot died after getting electrocuted at Guwahati railway station on Tuesday night, officials of NF Railway said. He was identified as Siba Saikia, an employee of Rangia division of NF Railway.

The incident took place at around 19:40 hours while train No.15613 Guwahati – Murkongselek Lachit Express was standing at platform No.7. On duty Loco Pilot of the train, Siba Saikia from Rangapara North, while conducting loco check, unfortunately got electrocuted.

Immediately after the incident, Railway Protection Force (RPF), Government Railway Police (GRP) and Doctors rushed to the incident site and found him to be in state of death. Later, the body of the deceased was handed over to GRP officials of Guwahati station for further course of action.

His body was taken to Guwahati Medical College where after post mortem; his body will be taken to Barpathar (Golaghat, Assam) from where he belonged. All help is being extended from Railway Authorities.

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