Three killed in Orissa cement factory accident

February 13th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in an accident in a cement factory in Orissa Friday, police said.
A huge iron plate fell on the workers accidentally when they were trying to erect it on a newly built tower in the new factory of the Orissa Cement Limited at Rajgangpur in Sundergarh district, 471 km from here, inspector in charge of the Rajgang police station S.K. Dutta told IANS on phone.

“They were all contract labourers. The injured persons were taken to a local government hospital for treatment. They are in a critical condition,” Dutta said.

Factory officials were not immediately available for comment.

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