February 6, 2023

An electrical discharge in a condominium pond in Colombia leaves four people unconscious

One hypothesis is that the electric current was generated by the underwater lights, due to a lack of maintenance.

An electrical discharge in a condominium pond in Colombia leaves four people unconscious

An electrical discharge in a condominium pond in Colombia leaves four people unconscious

Image: reproduction: social networks

Two adults and two children were rescued after they were electrocuted inside a swimming pool in a condominium in the city of Neiva, in the province of Huila, Colombia, last Tuesday 10.

The two minors, ages 8 and 11, and an adult were swimming at hospital discharge. I became inconsistent after the trauma. The apartment guard dove into the water to try to save them, but ended up getting electrocuted as well.

Then, the other residents of the apartment complex helped the four people. A video clip circulating on social media shows the moment of the rescue. The fire department was activated and the injured were taken to a hospital in the area. They were released hours later.

“So far, what is known is that the fence was activated, so that area was out of service until the inspection was conducted,” Nevada Fire Department chief Elmer Perez told the newspaper. Tempo.

One of the hypotheses examined is that the electric current was created in the pool by underwater lights, due to a lack of maintenance.

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