Cuttack: Prana Krushna Muduli, a daily labourer, who was rescued alive after he was stuck for more than seven hours in a water pipe in Odisha’s Cuttack district last month, has died today, family sources said.
The 55-year-old was unwell for the last few days and breathed his last this afternoon in his home at Chahata area in the district, the source added.
Muduli was immediately rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in an ambulance soon after he was rescued from the 30-feet tunnel. However, he was released after initial treatment.
Worth mentioning, a joint rescue team, comprising of 100 workers, of fire department, Cuttack unit of Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and police rescued Muduli who had been stuck inside an underground storm water drainage channel under Ring Road here after being swept away by sewage while cleaning a pumping station’s junction box.