Three bodies recovered so far as white mud heap falls in Jamtara, two still trapped

Jamtara: Bodies of three women have been recovered so far as a mud heap cave-in took place on Monday morning at Manjhladih Pahadi under Narayanpur Police Station area of this district.

As soon as the news spread a team of the local administration reached on the spot and commenced the rescue operations. Jamtara DC Faiz Ahmad Mumtaz along with SDO Sanjay Pandey and SDPO Arvind Upadhyay also went to the spot.

Apart from issuing necessary instruction to conduct the relief and rescue operations the DC also informed team of SDRF. So far bodies of three women have been taken out from the debris and sent for post-mortem to Sadar Hospital.

The DC said that that the kin of the deceased would be provided benefits under the family welfare scheme. SDO Sanjay Pandey and other officials are still camping on the spot as two more women are still feared trapped inside.

Jamtara MLA Irfan Ansari also reached on the spot and expressed his grief over the incident.

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