Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday expressed profound grief over death of six labourers belonging to the state, who were killed on Friday in an accident at a cement factory in Kalaburagi city of Karnataka.
The chief minister has directed Labour Resources Department officials to get the details of the incident and ensure payment of ex-gratia at the earliest to the next of the kins of the deceased as per the provisions of the department, an official release said.
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Kumar also prayed for speedy recovery of those injured in the incident, it said.
It may be noted that six labourers had died on Friday at Kalaburagi in Karnataka when a crane at an under-construction site of a cement factory collapsed on them.