Cuttack: Rescuers have launched a war-footing drive to save a plumber stuck inside underground 2.5 width pipeline at Tulasipur police colony locality in the city.
The man was stuck inside the pipeline at around 9 AM. Efforts to rescue the man are full swing in a joint operation by Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF), fire and police personnel.
While the man went inside to clean up the pipeline, the motor pump from the near pump house had been switched on one of the staffs, who was unaware of the cleaning up the pipeline. The pressure exerted by the water flow pushed the man further deep into the pipeline. As a result the man could was stranded inside the pipe, police sources said.