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RSP employee dies in freak mishap in Odisha


Reported by Malay Ray
Rourkela, June 12:

A junior manager died in an accident inside Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) premises in Odisha’s Sundargarh district today.

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Sources said S Raunaq, Junior Manager (Hot Strip Mill Operation), was on A shift duty when a slab, while being transported with a magnetic crane for placement on the roller table, fell on him.

He was rushed to Ispat General Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

The incident took place at about 9 AM.

A bachelor and a native of Hyderabad, Raunaq had joined as Management Trainee (Technical) in RSP in March 2013. He was residing in E-37, Sector -5, Rourkela Steel Township.

Expressing profound grief over the death of Raunaq, RSP CEO GS Prasad said a high level enquiry committee has been constituted to probe into the mishap.