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Synonyms for electrocution

execution by electricity

killing by electric shock

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The Forensic Medicine Authority has confirmed the presence of electrocution torture marks on the body of Ismail Abdel-Hamid, the victim.
Meanwhile, Yousuf, 42 a resident of Bhakar, was killed due to electrocution, after his hands touched the electric wires of the machine of the Rehmaniya mill on Rehmaniya road.
The husband tried to kill himself, wife and the child by electrocution.
The PESCO has requested customers in the specific context of the expected rains during monsoon season to adopt precautionary measures to avoid electrocution and electric shocks for their own safety, says a press release here on Tuesday.
Experts meanwhile, warned that electrical equipment in the bathroom can cause electrical shocks and even electrocution.
Five others were killed in separate incidental electrocution cases in Faisalabad, Mianwali, Samandari and Daska.
He ( the victim) was standing on the edge of his terrace, trying to retrieve the kite when he touched the wire and lost his balance due to electrocution," the senior police official said.
These devices pose a serious risk of electrocution or fire," hence the trader at Campsie is now facing possible prosecution and maximum penalties of $87,500 and/or two years imprisonment.
ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Monday strongly condemned the Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO) SDO WAPDA Sadder Jan for what it called victimizing the family of Asad Khan Betini, Chief Reporter of an English daily in district Zhob, for publishing a story on electrocution of a woman Sadia in Rakhpara village in district Zhob.
The Company supplies power monitors and control equipment used by the United States Military and its prime contractors and specializes in electrical safety products that protect against electrical shock, electrocution and electrical fires.
utm_source=Sinocism+Newsletter&utm_campaign=12083bc1b9-Sinocism07_15_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_171f237867-12083bc1b9-29590597) Xinhua is reporting that Ma's father, Ma Guanghui, and local police in the Xinjiang city of Changji, have confirmed the woman's cause of death, saying she was indeed electrocuted and that her body exhibited signs of electrocution.
Added Markarian, "The electrocution of foxes was banned in the United Kingdom, and foxes reared for fur were instead killed by lethal injection.
The thieves risked electrocution after driving the stolen blue Audi onto the 750-volt line in Southport.
I was saddened to learn recently that dogs in Taiwan are being killed cruelly by poisoning, electrocution and starvation.