Several dead after stone quarry collapses in Mizoram. Big accident in Mizoram, 8 laborers died due to stone mine collapse

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Major accident due to stone quarry collapse in Mizoram.

Aizawl: There is news of the death of many laborers due to stone quarry collapse in Hanhathiyal district of Mizoram. According to reports, eight bodies have been recovered from the debris of a stone quarry that collapsed on Monday in South Mizoram’s Hanhathiyal district. Giving information about this on Tuesday, an official said that the search operation is still going on at the spot as some people are feared trapped inside the mine.

NDRF team reached the spot

Hanhathiyal District Deputy Commissioner R. Lalremsanga said that 12 people had gone missing in the mine collapse incident and bodies of 8 of them had been recovered till 7 am on Tuesday. He said that the search operation is going on at the spot. On Tuesday morning, an NDRF team reached the spot, which includes 2 officers and 13 jawans. According to Lalremsanga, out of the 12 missing in the accident, 4 were employees of ABCI Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, while 8 others worked with a contractor.

The accident happened on Monday at 3 o’clock

People present at the spot said that Assam Rifles and BSF personnel assisted the local police and people in the rescue operation. Earlier, Hanhathiyal Superintendent of Police Vineet Kumar had told that the incident took place at 3 pm on Monday when the workers of ABCI Infrastructure Pvt Ltd were working in the stone quarry located in Moudarh village of the district. He had said that 13 laborers were working in the mine at the time of the accident, out of which one managed to get out, while the remaining 12 were trapped under the debris.

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