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3 women killed in limestone quarry landslide in Koraput

16/04/2021 at 5:03 PM

Koraput, Apr 16: Three women were killed while one sustained critical injuries following a landslide in limestone quarry at Podaguda in the district today.

The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained. According to locals, four women had been to the quarry to collect limestone when a portion of wall collapsed and the victims remained trapped under the debris.

While three of them succumbed to their injuries, another victims is currently undergoing treatment at the nearest hospital. On being informed, the police reached the spot and initiatiated a probe into the matter after sending the bodies for post-mortem.

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