1 killed, 11 injured in workers-cop clash in Jharsuguda
Belpahar: One worker of Renuka Coal Carrier Pvt Ltd in Jurabaga of Jharsuguda district was killed and 11 others injured in alleged police firing during a clash between striking workers of the coal transportation company and local cops on Saturday.
Sources said around 100 workers of the company had been striking demanding a pay hike. But due to some reasons a fight ensued between the striking workers and police.
The injured have been admitted to a private hospital, sources added.
Comments from the district administartion, police or the coal carrier company are not available.
Reasons of the firing or who are involved in the incident is still unknown.