Legislators take serious note of transformer blast

Ijaz Kakakhel

Meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat was held in Parliament House on Thursday with Senator Rana Maqbool Ahmad in Chair.

The Committee discussed the K-Electric accident, which occurred due to non-observance of safety protocols and caused the death of one person, raised by Senator Engr.

Rukhsana Zuberi. Chairman NEPRA Tauseef H. Farooqi apprised the Committee that all of six persons involved in an incident have been removed from their service.

Senator Engr.Rukhsana Zuberi told that K-electric did not pay any compensation to injured person. Chairman NEPRA informed that the compensation was not paid because the injuries were not of severe nature.

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