Two labourers were electrocuted to death, while another was scorched as they tried to fix an electric pole here on Saturday.

According to details, three private labourers were engaged in fixing poles for 11000 KV power line in Behlola Art Korona area of Charsadda when suddenly power supply ran in the electric pole.

Two labourers including Ibrar and Umerzada were electrocuted to death while another Ayub was scorched.

The contractor of the project Mir Akbar escaped the scene after the incident. The bodies and injured labourer were shifted to hospital by local people on self-help basis.

The heirs of deceased labourers have demanded of the authorities for registering a case against the contractor over slackness and to arrest him.