Dhenkanal: A labourer died after being buried for around five hours under the debris of a well he was digging at Alutuma Village in Kamakhyanagar block of Dhenkanal district on Tuesday.
Reportedly, the deceased identified as Dhulia Mallik of Digodia Sahi in Kamakhyanagar, along with four other labourers, were digging well at a house in Alutuma today morning.
The debris of the well suddenly collapsed on the labourers. While all others managed to escape, Dhulia got trapped under it.
Kamakhyanagar police and fire brigade reached the spot and removed the debris with help of earthmovers but were unable to save Dhulia.