Thirteen labourers injured in accident at power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra

While eight of the injured were discharged after treatment, five others are in a serious condition and have been admitted to a government hospital, officials said

Press Trust of India April 04, 2021 15:14:10 IST
Thirteen labourers injured in accident at power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra

Yogi Adityanath. Image from Twitter

Lucknow: At least 13 labourers working in a private power company in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district were injured when an iron structure fell during maintenance work on Sunday, company officials said.

In a letter addressed to the district magistrate and Superintendent of Police of Sonbhadra, SK Dwivedi, the factory manager of Lanco Anpara Power Ltd said, the accident took place during maintenance work at 2.45 am.

While eight labourers were discharged after treatment, five other labourers are in a serious condition and have been admitted to a government hospital, he said.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the incident and directed the Additional Chief Secretary (Energy) to probe the matter.

Further details of the accident are awaited.

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