1 killed, another hurt as soil caves in at limestone mine in Rourkela


Sundargarh: One person was killed while another sustained serious injuries when soil mounds caved in at an abandoned limestone mine in Rourkela here on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Sadhu Soreng (20).

According to sources, the incident occurred this morning when Sadhu along with few others was busy in extracting limestone from the mines of a private company in Hatibari area. Meanwhile, soil caved in following which the youth was trapped under the debris.

He was rescued and rushed to Hatibari Community Health Centre (CHC). However, the youth succumbed to his injuries.

While the family members of the deceased created ruckus inside the hospital following the death of their son, meanwhile, police reached the spot and took stock of the situation.

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