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NEPRA takes serious notice of public fatal accident

Staff Reporter

Islamabad

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has taken serious notice of a public fatal accident in the service territory of Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) occurred on May 12 and directed the company to provide a detailed report immediately in this regard.
According to media reports, a family including a couple and their two children were killed after a high voltage electricity wire fell upon them while riding a bull-cart on Sunday 12th May, 2019, said a press release issued here Tuesday.
The Authority has shown concern on poor maintenance of network and safety measures being taken by MEPCO especially with respect to fragile 11kV feeders and directed MEPCO to submit a detailed report of accident in the manner prescribed under the Performance Standards along with causes and reasons of such accidents immediately by return fax within three days, it further said.