Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, Jul 24:
Two persons were killed when a truck ran over them while they were sleeping inside Bhushan Steel Plant near Kantabania in Odisha’s Dhenkanal last night.
According to reports, Chandan Sandha and Situ Pradhan of Rengali area in Angul district were working as truck helpers. Both of them had gone in sleep after parking their trucks inside the plant premises in the night.
In the late night hours, a truck while entering the plant premises ran over the duo.
Following the incident, the plant workers rushed them to the district headquarters hospital where the doctors pronounced them as brought dead.
Meanwhile, police have interrogated some of the truck drivers. But there is no statement of the plant authorities about the incident till reports last came in.
Talking to the media, Chandan’s brother Sahadev said his brother and another helper were sleeping near the truck when they were run over by a truck.
He alleged that there has been no night patrolling by the security guards inside the plant premises which resulted in the death of his brother.
Police, in the meanwhile, has registered a case and started investigation.