Cuttack: Man falls into ditch dug up by JICA, injured


Cuttack: A man sustained injuries after he fell into a ditch dug up by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Cuttack city.

According to sources, the incident occurred last evening. Srimanta Acharya of Shelter Chakk area was on his way home after purchasing medicine from Chandni Chowk when he faced the mishap as the two-wheeler he was riding on slipped near the ditch that was dug a few metres away from his home.

Reportedly, a car that was plying ahead of Srimanta’s two-wheeler pumped the break suddenly due to the uneven road following which Srimant lost his balance and fell into the ditch along with his bike.

Locals rushed to his help and pulled him out.

On being informed JICA authorities reached the spot and initiated the work to fill up the ditch, sources said.

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