Visual from the site in Bhubaneswar. (Image courtesy: ANI)

At Friday night, a person was killed and another injured after an under-construction roof of a link building connecting Terminal-1 and Terminal-2 of the Bhubaneswar airport.

Two other workers were injured in the accident. The injured workers were shifted to the Capital hospital.

Sources at the airport said that the incident occurred at the worksite between 10.30 pm and 11 pm. The link was under construction as part of the expansion plans of the airport.

The Odisha Police, firefighters, Central Industrial Security Force and National Disaster Response Force reached the spot to clear the debris. The spot remains sealed by the CISF.

Demanding compensation for the deceased killed in the “unfortunate and preventable incident”, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) also directed to treat the injured free of charge.

In a written statement, the BJD also called for a thorough investigation and take action against those responsible.

 

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