Electricity employees

SRINAGAR — A lineman of the Power Development Department (PDD) was injured after allegedly being attacked by a person during a power disconnection drive at the Soiteng area in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Friday.

As per the news agency CNS, a video, that surfaced on the social media platform, showed the injured lineman sharing the details of the incident, which as per him took place in the Soiteng area when he was carrying out a power connection drive ordered by the department.

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The injured lineman identified himself as Abdul Majeed and said that he was attacked with a chair, which left him injured. Subsequently, after the incident, the injured lineman was shifted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar for medical treatment.

Meanwhile, other linemen who brought the injured counterpart to the health facility demanded justice for him and strict action against the accused consumer.

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