One killed while drawing coal illegally


Burdwan: A person was killed after being trapped in coal layers while trying to break coal illegally. According to Police, the deceased have been identified as Dhananjay Roy (38). He was a resident of Pahargora village under Salanpur Police Station.

Although there were rumours that many other persons were also trapped inside, Police said that only one person was has died in the incident. Police revovered the dead body and sent it for post-mortem at Asansol District Hospital.

According to Police, a group of people entered Kholamukh coal mine of ECL on Sunday to break coal illegally when a layer of coal fell on them from above which killed the person.