Bhubaneswar: One more person from Odisha today succumbed to injuries in the stone quarry blast in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district which had occurred on August 3.
The deceased has been identified as Rajendra Nahak of Rambha area in Ganjam district. Earlier, three labourers of Odisha– Bhima Nahak of J.Radhagovindpur, Duryodhana Nahak and Manoranjan Nahak of Nuagaon under Rambha police limits in Ganjam– had died after the mishap.
On the other hand, two labourers from Odisha are still undergoing treatment in Kurnool in critical condition.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the family members of the deceased. The State Government will also bear the treatment expenses of the injured ones.