Two workers were killed and three others were injured in an accident at the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Simhadri unit in Anakapalle district. The incident occurred during electrical erection works when an electric cable collapsed and fell on the workers. The deceased have been identified as Tinku SK and S. Sheik from West Bengal. The NTPC Simhadri has formed a committee to investigate the cause of the accident and is providing support to the affected families. Express News Service reported
In the district of Anakapalle, within the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Simhadri unit, a tragic incident occurred resulting in the loss of two workers’ lives and serious injuries to three others. The unfortunate event took place during the electrical erection works at approximately 2 pm. Identified as Tinku SK (31) and S. Sheik (28) from West Bengal, the deceased individuals were struck by a collapsed electric cable. Tinku passed away instantly, while Sheik succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The three injured workers are currently receiving medical treatment. The authorities are now awaiting statements from the families of the deceased in order to proceed with the case. A case has already been registered under Section 174 of the IPC, and a thorough investigation is underway to determine the exact cause of the mishap.
The NTPC Simhadri, however, has not provided extensive details regarding the incident. They have announced the formation of a committee to investigate the accident‘s root cause. In a somber statement, the organization expressed their deep sorrow over losing the precious lives of two workers at the Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station. They have pledged their full support to the affected families during this challenging period and are ensuring that the injured workers receive the best available medical care..