Coal Mining Accident In Dhanbad: In Nirsa, many villagers were buried under the debris during illegal mining in ECL’s Gopinathpur, Kapasara and BCCL’s Dahibari outsourcing. Four people, including a child, have been seriously injured in the incident. However, the district administration confirmed the death of five people late on Tuesday evening. The three mines are at a distance of about 10 to 20 km from each other.
The bodies retrieved from Gopinathpur were Zulekha, Payal Sharma, Lalu Mian and Payal’s mother. Many more people are feared trapped here. After the accident, the management started removing the debris under the pressure of MLA Aparna Sengupta and former MLA Arup Chatterjee. The villagers were also gathered till late in the night.
Coal Mining Accident In Dhanbad
After the incident, BCCL CB Area 12 agent PK Banerjee said that the outsourcing work in the land dispute has stopped for the last few months. There is no coal production there. There is no information about anyone dying during illegal mining here.
However, late in the evening, the district administration confirmed the death of five people in this accident. District Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Singh said that the police had registered an FIR in the mine accident case at three places. A copy of this has been sent to DGMS. A report has been sought from the District Mining Officer on the entire incident. Where has the mistake been made? It has been asked to investigate.
Villagers evacuated a man trapped in the rubble after a mine collapse at Gopinathpur Outsourcing of ECL. Its breathing had stopped in ruins itself. Water has accumulated in the pit made in the mine during illegal mining. This caused trouble in relief work.
Chief Minister expressed grief over the accident.
Some casualties have been reported in the coal mine in Nirsa, Dhanbad. The district administration is engaged in relief work with promptness. May God give peace to the departed souls and give strength to the family to bear the loss. Help is being provided to the injured.