May 11, 2021

9 Feared Trapped At Telangana Power Plant

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Nagarkurnool* (Telengana), Aug. 21: Nine persons of the 17, are feared trapped in a hydroelectric plant located underground on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border after a fire broke out on Thursday night. Those stuck include a Deputy Engineer and an Assistant Engineer.

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Nagarkurnool district Collector L Sharman said three fire engines were engaged in extinguishing the huge smoke emanating from the plant’s premises.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was monitoring the rescue work through his cabinet colleague, Union Minister of State for Home, Kishan Reddy, said he has asked NDRF to join the rescue efforts.