LAHORE At least six labourers were electrocuted to death while another three sustained severe electric shocks and admitted to a local hospital in critical condition here in Nishtar Colony area on Friday night, police and rescue workers said. The labourers were lifting heavy machinery from a crane when it touched high-voltage electric wire outside Volta factory in Shadab Colony in the vicinity of Nishtar Colony police area. Eyewitnesses told the police that the crane suddenly touched the naked electric wires and all the nine labourers received severe electric shocks when they were lifting a machine from the crane. Six of them died on the spot while three others sustained sever burn injuries and were rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. Those electrocuted to death were later identified as Razzaq, Ijaz, Zulifqar, Asif, Usman and Sabir.