MCL mine landslide: Rescue team recovers body of another person


Angul: The rescue team on Monday recovered the body of another person killed after being trapped under the debris in MCL’s Bharatpur coal mines mishap.

Notably, a landslide occurred following blasting in Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur late on July 23. All the workers were trapped under the 1 km deep landslide.

In the incident, nine persons received injuries while five got trapped under the debris. Subsequently, the rescue team had recovered the bodies of four persons while efforts were underway to trace another person.

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