Dalit woman dies as earth caves in; 2 injured

Bijnor: A Dalit woman has been buried alive and two others were seriously injured as a mound of soil caved in while digging a pond at Kachhapura in the town.

Police said 32 laborers, 28 of them women, were at work when the tragedy struck yesterday.

Though other labourers came to their rescue, Beena Devi (28) died before any help could reach her.

Two others recovered in a serious condition were admitted to the district hospital.