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Labourer trapped in drain pipe in Cuttack, rescue operation is on

17 May 2018

Cuttack: A worker got trapped inside a pipe at the pump house of the Tulasipur police colony under Bidanasi police limits here Thursday morning.

As per the pumping station authorities since the pipeline was only 2.

5 feet in width, Pranakrushna pushed further inside the pipe line for several feet, remained trapped inside the pipeline and failed to come out of the pipe line.

It is alleged that the pumping station officials had accidentally switched on the pump when he was in cleaning the pipe.

On being informed about the mishap, Fire personnel and ODRAF team rushed to the spot and initiated rescued operation which continued for around six hours amid scorching heat wave.

Sources said Muduli, who is a staff of the pumping station, had gone inside a tank to clear a blockage in the pipe. Besides, he was being supplied with oxygen to sustain inside the pipe.

The rescue operation was carried out in presence of Collector Sushant Mohapatra and Cuttack city Congress President Mohd Moquim.

Labourer trapped in drain pipe in Cuttack, rescue operation is on