Odisha mine accident kills two

Bhubaneswar, Nov 10 : At least two people were killed and one was critically injured in an accident inside an iron ore mine in Odisha, police said Sunday.

A machine used to pile up materials broke down Saturday at the Bolani mine of the Rourkela steel plant in Keonjhar district when labourers were operating it, police officer P.K. Samal told IANS.

The dead were identified as Meenajuddin Ansari, 40, and Suresh Munda, 25.

Ignesh Khedia, who survived, was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Rourkela city. His condition was stated to be serious. Keonjhar district is around 300 km from Bhubaneswar.

The Rourkela steel plant is a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd.

--IANS (Posted on 10-11-2013)

orissa-news headlines

Odisha polling figure pegged at 74 percent

Odisha sees 70 percent polling

45 percent vote in Odisha

27 percent voting in Odisha till 11 a. m.

Voting underway for final phase in Odisha

Odisha votes for Lok Sabha, assembly

Naveen eyes retaining power for 4th time in row in Odisha

BJP demands probe into rise of wealth of ruling BJD leaders

Naveen Patnaik facing his toughest battle yet (Election Special)

Campaign seals the fortune of 98 LS and 747 Assy aspirants in Odisha

BJP demands probe into rise of wealth of ruling BJD leaders

Lady Maoist killed in encounter; huge arms ammunition seized

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top