Labourer crushed to death in Balasore


Balasore: A labourer was crushed to death after he accidentally slipped into a machine used for road construction work in Nuahata area under Soro police limits in Balasore district.

The deceased was identified as Sashikanta Sahu of Balikatirani village.

According to sources, the mishap occurred while Sashikantan who was engaged in the work under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), was refueling the machine when he accidentally fell into the machine and was crushed in the mixer.

Though Sashikanta was immediately rescued and rushed to Soro Community Health Centre (CHC), he was declared ‘brought dead’ by the doctors, sources said.

On being informed, police reached the spot and sent the body for post mortem, sources added.

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