Landslide claims two lives in Odisha’s Koraput

Koraput: In a tragic incident, two labourers died in a landslide while they were loading soil onto a tractor at Manchada village under Bandhugaon block of Odisha’s Koraput district today.

The deceased have been identified as Kishore Wateka and Kashi Rabi. Another labourer was critically injured in the mishap and has been hospitalised.

The incident took place around 5.30 pm when a portion of the land on which they were working caved in, killing the two on the spot.

Police have recovered the bodies and sent those for post-mortem. The local tehsildar said ex-gratia will be provided to the families of the deceased as per the norms of the state government.

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