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One more from Odisha dies in Andhra quarry blast, toll rises to 3

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Bhubaneswar: Body of another person from Odisha was today recovered at Hathi Belgal village in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district, where a blast had taken place in a stone quarry on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Bhima Nahak (56) of J.Radhagovindpur in Ganjam district. Earlier, Duryodhan Nahak and Manoranjan Nahak, both hailing from Nuagaon under Rambha police limits in Ganjam district, were killed in the blast.

On the other hand, a two-member fact finding team from Odisha led by Ganjam District Labour Officer left for Kurnool today to take stock of the situation.

About 20 workers belonging to Odisha were believed to be in a shed when the blast occurred. Police suspect that some more workers could be trapped inside.