Not fewer than 30 football fans electrocuted to death in Calabar

Umeme

A tragic event occurred in calabar where football fans gathered to watch a UEFA Europa quarter final game between Manchester united and Anderlecht.

According to a Channels correspondent in Calabar it was reported that the live electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on the viewers.

A witness, who said he was the first to run out of the viewing centre, told Channels Television that the victims died as a result of a contact between the live cable and the roof of the viewing centre.

Electricity authorities said it is illegal to erect any building around areas with high tension cables.

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