16 June 2018
Rourkela: In the latest development, bodies of two more persons were found on Friday who were trapped inside the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP)’s discharge tunnel on June 3 adding the total death toll to three.
The retrieved bodies are yet to be identified.
Meanwhile, rescue operation is still on for the seventh consecutive day as officials of the Rourkela police, Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), fire fighters, CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) and RSP’s technical team continued their search to trace two more missing persons.
Notably, four youths were reportedly stuck inside the tunnel. Later, one more youth went into look for the missing four and also did not return. The first body was rescued on June 10.