Fire fighters rescue mazdoor from landslide

Port Blair
2 Feb 2017

A Special Service Call was received by Fire Control Room on Thursday that one private mazdoor was trapped under the soil due to landslide while undertaking the construction work of retaining wall at Nayagaon, near the service centre of Agency House.  Immediately, an Advance Rescue Tender with specialized equipment was  pressed into service and Fire Service personnel swung into action cautiously considering the risk of life as there is every possibility of sliding of  land.  Due to the earnest efforts of the staff and labours engaged in the construction, Mr Bappi Mondal (22 years), a private mazdoor trapped in the soil was rescued with minor injuries, said a release from Mr B. Saigal, Dy. Superintendent of Police (Fire Services).