Contractual labourer loses leg, supervisor killed in two separate mishaps at RSP


Rourkela: A contractual labourer lost a leg while a supervisor of a contractual agency died in two separate mishaps at Rourkela Steel Plant in the last 24 hours.

The deceased labourer, identified as Satyananda Tanti, was engaged at the Ore Bedding and Blending Complex in the steel plant through Punia Enterprises. While the work was underway this morning, one of his leg came under the machine. After preliminary treatment, he has been sent to Ashwini Hospital in Cuttack for treatment.

Besides, the deceased civil engineer, identified as Chandan Mohapatra, was working under Unistar company as a supervisor. Sources said, at around 9.30 pm on Tuesday Chandan was going on his bike when a heavy vehicle hit him inside the plant premises killing him on the spot.

As per sources, Chandan had got married six months ago and was staying at Sector-8 area. A pall of gloom descended in the locality following the tragic death.

The RSS labour’s union has demanded adequate compensation to the kin of the deceased techie and job to his wife.

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