Two killed in cave in Sonbhadra
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 18:26
Varanasi: Two persons, including a woman, were today killed while four were seriously injured in a cave-in at a mud digging site in nearby Sonbhadra district.

While Somaru (33) and Kalawati (45) died on the spot in the incident at Basauli village, 80 km from here, the injured were rushed to the district hospital, where their condition was stated to be serious.

Enraged villagers blocked the Varanasi-Shaktinagar Highway for nearly two hour after the incident.

Police said that labourers were digging soil in the field of one Ram Naresh in Basauli village.

Naresh and his wife Kalawati were sitting on a heap of soil which collapsed burying Ram Naresh, his wife and several labourers.


First Published: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 18:26

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