Borewell mishap: 1 dead, 3 hurt in Telangana

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Rajanna-Sircilla: A farmer attempting to deepen his borewell on Sunday suffered a fatal accident. Chikkalla Bhumaiah (38) was electrocuted while four laborers assisting him sustained injuries after coming into contact with live wires.

The incident occurred in Bavusaipet village, Konaraopet mandal. Bhumaiah had hired Pambala Bhumaiah, Pambala Raju, Karnala Srinu, and Karnala Mahesh to extend the pipes in his borewell. While lowering the equipment, they accidentally touched exposed electrical wires.

Bhumaiah died at the scene, while Raju, Srinu, and Mahesh were injured. They were rushed to the Vemulawada area hospital for treatment. Bhumaiah’s body was transported to Sircilla government hospital for autopsy.

Local leaders visited the injured workers and offered condolences to Bhumaiah’s family. BRS leader B Vinod Kumar urged the state government to provide ₹10 lakh ex gratia compensation to the kin of the deceased and a government job for his wife.

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