Mizoram Major accident stone mine collapses 15 laborers feared dead मिजोरम में बड़ा हादसा, पत्थर की खदान धसी, 15 मजदूरों की मौत की आशंका

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Stone mine collapses in Mizoram

A major accident has occurred in the northeastern state of Mizoram in India. At least 15 people are feared dead when a large section of a quarry collapsed on Monday at Mauddh in Nizoram’s Hanthiyal district. A large section of a quarry of a private company collapsed suddenly when the workers were working in the stone pit, said an official of the Mizoram Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Department.

Many machines also buried in the mine

According to some villagers in the area, the accident happened when the workers were returning from their lunch break. The disaster management officer said that they are yet to receive a detailed report from the Deputy Commissioner of Hanthiyal district but were told that five excavators and other drilling machines were buried under the mine.

Most of the workers are from Bihar.

According to media reports, most of the workers working in the mine are from Bihar. It is said that the quarry has been in operation for two and a half years. Disaster management, district administration, police and people of Leit village and Hanthiyal town immediately reached the spot and started the rescue operation. Contingents of State Disaster Response Force, Border Security Force and Assam Rifles are also engaged to help in the search and rescue operation.

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