Minutes before Prez landed,Man killed in freak mishap at airport

Bapi Oraon was killed when a dumper accidentally started and ran over him.

Kolkata | Published: December 7, 2013 4:21 am

A man who was cutting grass beside the runway at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata,was killed in a freak accident Friday barely 40 minutes before a special aircraft carrying President Pranab Mukherjee landed. Bapi Oraon,42,was killed when a dumper accidentally started and ran over him,police sources said. The man,a resident of Birati,was declared brought dead in hospital,the sources said. The President’s aircraft landed safely at about 12.25 pm. The police had registered a case. However,no arrests were made till the filing of the report. It was not yet known,how the dumper started rolling.

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