Thanjavur: A painful accident has happened in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. Many people got trapped in high voltage wires during the Rath Yatra of Upper Temple in Kalimedu. 11 people have died due to electrocution. Many people have also been injured in the accident. The injured have been admitted to Thanjavur Medical College. PM Modi and the Chief Minister of the state have expressed grief over the incident.

Some children were also among the dead

Police said that some children were also among the dead. On receiving information about the accident, police reached the spot and started relief and rescue operations.