Under-construction roof collapses at Bhubaneswar airport, 1 dead


A person was killed and another injured after an under-construction roof of a link building connecting Terminal-1 and Terminal-2 of the Bhubaneswar airport collapsed on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Antaryami Guru, a helper of a truck engaged in the construction work at the airport.

Another person, who was injured, was identified as a labourer. He has been shifted to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar.

Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) along with the Fire Services personnel are present at the spot. Bhubaneswar MLA Ananta Jena has also reached the site.

Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena supervised the search and rescue operation at the spot which has now been concluded.

(With ANI inputs)

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