Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Media Update on Kirandul Incident

Feb 28th, 2024 7:03 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Chhattisgarh, 28 February 2024: On Tuesday afternoon, a tragic incident was reported at a construction site in the Kirandul Complex of NMDC wherein 4 lives were lost due to the collapse of rock formations on the hillside. An unpredictable collapse of strata from a 15 meter high and 70 meter length rock formation landed on the workers on the construction site at Screening Plant III.

Though rescue operations were immediately initiated, 4 contractual workmen could not be rescued alive. Two other contractual workmen who sustained injuries during this incident are being treated at the NMDC Hospital and now out of harm’s way.

In adherence to stringent commitment to safety, NMDC is conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. In the wake of this unfortunate event, the Senior Management of NMDC extended their deepest condolences and support to the bereaved families.

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