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#148104 - 07/24/03 07:37 AM 15 Haitian youths electrocuted
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15 Haitian youths electrocuted during basketball game
Port-au-Prince, Jul 23 (EFE).

- Fifteen Haitian youths and young men were electrocuted in the southwestern Haitian city of Petit-Goave when a power cable snapped and fell on a group playing a game of street basketball, officials said Wednesday

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#148105 - 07/24/03 05:36 PM Re: 15 Haitian youths electrocuted
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I heard about this briefly on the radio news, this morning.
Any idea what sort of voltage was involved?.
Not really the sort of thing that you would want to have happen, too often!.
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