Hyva driver dies in Jharsuguda coal mine

Published on By prameya news7 (author)

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking industrial accident, a driver of a hyva was killed as the vehicle fell off a 200-foot ditch in the Samaleswari open cast coalmine in Jharsuguda district this morning.

The driver, Bel Majhi, died on the spot, according to information.

Following this, tension ran high in the coalmine area as workers staged a dharna demanding compensation of Rs 20 lakh for the deceased driver’s family and a job for a kin.