NMDC's Update on Kirandul Incident

NMDC's Update on Kirandul Incident

Chhattisgarh: On Tuesday afternoon, a tragic incident was reported at a construction site in the Kirandul Complex of NMDC wherein 4 lives were lost due to the collapse of rock formations on the hillside. An unpredictable collapse of strata from a 70 meter high rock formation landed on the workers on the construction site at Screening Plant III.

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Though rescue operations were immediately initiated, the 4 men could not be rescued alive. Two other men who sustained injuries during this incident are being treated at the NMDC Hospital and now out of harm’s way.

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In adherence to stringent commitment to safety, NMDC is conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. In the wake of this unfortunate event, the Senior Management of NMDC extended their deepest condolences and support to the bereaved families.

 

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