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Jharkhand: Three tribal women buried alive, five injured in cave-in

Three tribal women were buried alive and five others injured in Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district when a heap of soil caved in on Wednesday, PTI reported.

The victims were digging earth to collect soil to plaster their houses in Matiayana village when a heap of soil caved in, killing three women on the spot, circle inspector Anil Kumar Nayak told the news agency.

Five others, who were injured in the incident, were taken to a nearby community health centre.

Samir Mohanty, local MLA and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader said arrangements were being made to shift the injured to MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur.

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