At least two miners working in KTK 6 mine in Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district have died after the roof of a mine collapsed.
The deceased were identified as Kantham narsaiah and S Shankaraiah both are the employees SCCL. The accident occurred when they are working on erecting the beams to support the roof from being collapsed. However, 3 of their other colleagues escaped unhurt. The bodies were buried under the debris which later had been retrieved and sent for postmortem.
Meanwhile, employees unions alleged that the accident occurred due to the negligence of the management and demanded compensation to the deceased.