ONE BURRIED ALIVE THREE INJURED AS HEAVY EARTH CAVED IN AT THE WORK SITE IN HIMACHAL

One person was buried alive and three other were critically injured as heavy earth caved in at the work site in the Kayarik village, under Sangrah tehsil last evening, about 110 K.M. from here.

As per information reached here around 18 persons of surrounding villages had come to dedicate their labour [Shramdan] for the construction of building and ground of their Middle School in Kayarik village. Last evening when people were almost finishing their days Sharamdan, suddenly heavy earth caved in from the hill side and four persons were buried under the mud. Three were lucky as they were immediately rescued by their other fellow workers but Layak Ram [45] of village Shimana was not lucky enough and died before he could be rescued. He was buried deep in the mud.

Injured persons Balbir Singh, Deep Ram and Kuldeep were rushed to the Dadahu referral Hospital last evening in critical condition. Hospital authorities today stated their condition as stable and out of danger.

Working as district correspondent with The Tribune & Danik Tribune in Sirmour.

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