A family of four was electrocuted during a power surge in the Dinyavoh area of Jalingo, Taraba State, Nigeria, according to reports.
“The incident occurred as a result of a power surge that happened in the morning following an explosion from the transformer in the area,” reports said.
Many houses in the area were affected with many who sustained injuries currently receiving treatment in the hospital.
Detectives from GRA Police Division were quickly deployed to the scene and, on arrival, found the four victims with burns suspected to be from electrocution.
The corpses had been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary for autopsy while an investigation had commenced to ascertain the real cause of the incident.