Minor boy gets trapped in paddy threshing machine in Odisha, dies

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dharmagarh, Jun 5:

In a tragic incident, a minor boy died after getting trapped inside the blades of a paddy threshing machine at Haladi village under Dharmagarh police limits in Odisha’s Kalahandi late last night.

The deceased was identified as Pratap Majhi (14).

According to reports, Pratap and his friend had gone to a field to watch the paddy threshing process.

Accidentally, the duo got trapped inside the blades of the machine leading to Pratap’s death.

His friend was critically injured in the incident and has been hospitalised.

Locals this morning staged road blockade on Dharmagarh-Simapali road demanding ex-gratia for the family of the deceased.

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