Man dies in mishap at SCCL opencast mine in Telangana's Mancherial

The incident happened when huge heap of sand fell on Purushotham, an empoloyee of SCCL, who was passing by when workers were removing from a machine.

Published: 20th November 2021 07:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2021 07:56 AM   |  A+A-

death, murder, suicide, die, dead

Image used for representational purpose only.

By Express News Service

ADILABAD: In a tragic incident, a 45-year-old SCCL employee died after getting trapped under a huge heap of sand at the Kalyanikani opencast mine in Kasipet mandal, Mancherial district, on Friday. The deceased person has been identified as Purushotham, who worked as a manager at the mine. 

The incident happened while the workers were removing sand from a machine. A huge quantity of sand fell on Purushotham, who was passing by at that time. Though the others tried to rescue the man, he died soon.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp