Balodabazar. A major accident took place in Shree Cement Company of Balodabazar district of Chhattisgarh on Monday night. It is being told that a heavy slab of metal suddenly fell in the plant, in which some laborers have come. The bodies of two laborers have been recovered from the spot. Relief and rescue operations have started as soon as the incident was reported. Suhela police team has also reached the spot and the injured were taken to the hospital. The cement plant has confirmed the death of the workers as well as announced assistance.
The cement plant will give Rs 17.5 lakh to the kin of the deceased and these workers were employed under the ECS scheme, under which Rs 3.5 lakh and dependents will get Rs 11 thousand per month for life.
According to the information received, two laborers working at that place in the plant were buried under it due to the sudden falling of the metal slab. While many workers escaped from there and saved their lives. As soon as the news of the accident came, a crowd of villagers gathered around the plant, the injured in the accident were immediately sent to the hospital so that they could get proper treatment.
Confirming the incident, Additional Superintendent of Police Nivedita Pal said that in view of the crowd of villagers gathered in front of the plant, additional police force was also deployed there. Later, the situation was clarified by the plant management, in the incident 2 people have died, who have been announced compensation to the family members by the plant management.