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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 6:

Expressing grief over the tragic crane accident at Baghanai irrigation project in Boudh district which claimed lives of at least 3 labourers, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the family of each deceased.

This apart, Patnaik announced Rs 50,000 and free treatment for those who have been injured in the incident.

The Chief Minister also ordered the Chief Engineer (Mechanical) of Water Resources Department to submit a probe report in connection with the incident within three days.

Notably, three persons were killed and two others sustained injuries after a crane overturned and fell on them while repairing work of Baghanai irrigation project under Kantamal block in the district was underway.