Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: A high voltage electricity wire of 11000 voltage today fell on a residential area at Mahilpur which affected the houses of the Ward No. 3 of Mahilpur and Khanpur village.
The residents Jagga Ram, Gurmail Singh, Jaswinder Kaur and others said that suddenly an earthquake like situation arose today morning with a power cut and all of them came out of their houses.
Jagga Ram said that when they went out and saw that the electricity wire passing above their houses was broken and fell down. He said that the high voltage power wire broke the cemented walls on the roofs. He also informed that the electricity equipments of the people were damaged because of the high voltage power. A transformer was also damaged.
Notably, the electricity wires were of 11000 voltage carrying 66 KVA power.
Jagga Ram said that they had written many complaints to the electricity department regarding these wires passing above their residences. He again demanded to change the path of electricity wires.