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7 laborers died after being buried under 100 tons of maize, Nitish announced compensation

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In Karnataka, 7 laborers died after being buried under a 100 ton sack of corn.

A major incident took place in Vijaypur, Karnataka. Here, 7 workers have lost their lives in an industrial area. Regarding this, today the Chief Minister of Bihar has announced compensation to the families of the deceased. Let us tell you that yesterday a machine fell in the warehouse of a private food processing unit in Aliabad, which had a pile of about 100 tons of maize. 7 laborers from Bihar got buried under this corn and died. Police has given information about this incident.

Nitish Kumar announced compensation

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced to give Rs 2 lakh each from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to the families of the deceased labourers. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s office has issued a press release regarding this. It was said in the press release that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is hurt by this incident in Vijayapura, Karnataka. The Chief Minister has prayed to God for the bereaved family members to grant strength to the family members of the deceased to remain patient in this hour.

what was the whole matter

The police officer further said that yesterday some laborers were working in the warehouse of a private food processing unit in Aliabad. Meanwhile, a machine in the warehouse, which was carrying about 100 tonnes of maize, fell and some workers fell under it. Meanwhile, a search and rescue operation was conducted after the incident. In the incident, bodies of 7 laborers were taken out, while one person was saved. Giving information, Vijaypur Sonawane SP Rishikesh Bhagwan said, this incident happened on Monday evening, three people were injured in this incident, but they were not trapped. One trapped person was rescued, while 7 people died. All of them are residents of Bihar.

SP further said, “Maize processing machines are equipped with funnels filled with maize, which are very heavy. A part of it partially collapsed due to which the workers working under it got trapped. The workers were carrying about 100 tonnes of maize. They were trapped under the corn.”

Rescue operation lasted for several hours

The relief and rescue operation started around 6 pm on Monday evening and continued till 11 am on Tuesday. However, the police have registered an FIR in the matter and have started investigation. Police have said that action will be taken against anyone who is negligent in the matter.

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