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Five buried alive at Nalgonda power project

July 11, 2014 - Hyderabad

Five persons were buried alive including four labourers and a contractor when a mound of mud caved in on them at the Pulichintala project near Vajinepally of Mellacheruvu mandal in Nalgonda district on Friday.

According to source’s, the accident took place when they were working at the under-construction project at Genco Hydel power plant. The victims were identified as contractor Gopalakrishna, Byreddy Govinda Reddy, Nandu, Subbu Sukdey and Khallel.

The Minister for Major Irrigation Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said that the State Government would extend all possible help to the next kith and kin of the deceased.

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