One dies, another injured at Tata Motors factory

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Singur, Apr 3 (UNI) One person died and another was seriously injured after falling from a height of 20 feet at the Tata Motor's construction site in Singur in Hoogly district today.

Chandannagore SDPO Kalyan Mukherjee said one Shyam Bhattacharjee (42), working with the Welding Shop department, accidentally fell down and succumbed to his injuries on the spot.

Another labourer Manik Pal (24) also fell down along with Shyam and sustained serious injuries. He was rushed to a local hospital here from where he was shifted to Serampore Hospital. His condition was stated to be critical.

Both were not direct employees of the company but working as contractual labourers under a private contractor.

Police said investigation was on to ascertain the cause of the accident.

Incidentally, on March 28 the body of a dumper driver with head injuries was recovered from the factory premises.

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