Kolkata, Dec 6 IBNS | 10 months ago

Minutes before the arrival of President Pranab Mukherjee at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, a man was killed in a freak accident while he was cutting grass beside the runway here.


The man, identified as Bapi Oraon, fell down from a dumper and was smashed under its wheels when the vehicle started moving suddenly, reports said.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was declared dead.

However, there was no hindrance in the landing of the President's aircraft at about 12.25 pm.

(Posted on 06-12-2013)