Welder dies after he got electrocuted in Panglao

Bohol Island News Staff | Posted on Oct. 18, 2019, 9:56 a.m.


A welder died after he was electrocuted at a construction site on Thursday morning.

Police Master Sergeant Gregorio Perotcho of Panglao Police Station told Bohol Island News (BIN) that the incident occurred at past 9:30 a.m. in Barangay Looc.

The victim was identified as Jomar del Valle, 31, a native of Zamboanga del Sur.

Del Valle was reportedly working on top of scaffolding when it incidentally touched the electric line and got electrocuted.

He was rushed to the nearby hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.

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