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Isaan farmer and son electrocuted and killed by wire fence in rice field


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A 58 year old farmer and his 26 year old son were both electrocuted to death last night in the Isaan province Khon Kaen. The farmer had been placing an electric fence at his rice field to protect wandering cattle from damaging his seedlings. Local residents walking by heard dogs barking and looked over to see the farmer, Prasert Nonpoo, lying in the mud. Villagers told his son, Suksan, who then ran over to help his father. A report from the Bangkok Post says Suksan touched his father and then collapsed and lost consciousness. Suksan was sent to Mancha Khiri […]

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I cannot understand this. An electric fence should not be strong enough to kill a person

We had them on my grandfather's farm.

The trick was to grab someone's hand and then the electric fence. They would receive the full blast.

Ah the good old days. We made our own fun in them days . . .

 

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30 minutes ago, TobyAndrews said:

I cannot understand this. An electric fence should not be strong enough to kill a person

We had them on my grandfather's farm.

The trick was to grab someone's hand and then the electric fence. They would receive the full blast.

Ah the good old days. We made our own fun in them days . . .

lol

Ah yes I remember those days.

I was always suspcious when my dad ask me to grab his hand ?

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It wasn't a commercial installation was it? It was a home made job which went wrong.

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