Labourer dies in accident at maize mill

Koraput: A labourer, who was admitted to the district hospital here in a critical condition after he got seriously hurt while working at a maize mill in Chudeipara village of Nabarangpur district, succumbed to his injuries today.

The deceased, Jugadeb Gonda, hailed from Marapara village of Nabarangpur district.

Sources said during milling of maize, Gonda’s right hand was crushed in the wheels of the machine. He was rushed to the hospital but died while undergoing treatment there.

Meanwhile, the Nabarangpur district administration has formed a three-member committee to probe into the incident. An immediate compensation of Rs 7,000 has been given to the family of the victim.