Two workers killed as mechanical structure collapses at pvt steel plant in Odisha’s Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: At least two workers lost their lives, and several others were injured after a mechanical structure collapsed on them at a private steel plant at Jhadabandh in Galapada Panchayat of Dhenkanal district on Monday.

According to reports, the mishap took place at the steel plant of Rungta Mines Limited in Dhenkanal. A major portion of a mechanical structure suddenly collapsed on Monday morning killing two workers and injuring several others working there at that time.

The deceased workers were identified as Vivekananda Sahu and Bishnu Majhi while two critically injured persons were identified as Amala Beura and Naba Kumar Samanta and all victims are residents of West Bengal, sources said.

Following the loss of lives in the mishap, tension prevailed at the plant after scores of workers staged a sit-in demanding actions against the guilty and safety measures for workers.

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