Andhra Pradesh: Six migrant workers from Odisha were reportedly killed in a suspected electrical short circuit at a prawn hatchery in Repalle of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours of Friday, July 30.
As per details shared to the media by the Guntur district Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni, the death mishap looked like an accidental fire caused by an electrical short circuit. The police officer shared details that "Our Clues team is on the spot, collecting forensic evidence. Some bleaching powder and other residues were also found there. We are investigating the case from various angles and we are also talking to the staff of electricity and other departments to ascertain the cause of the incident." The owner and manager of the hatchery have been detained for questioning, the Superintendent of police said.