Woman Farmer Killed In Power Tiller Mishap

Keonjhar: In a freak mishap, a 40-year-old woman farmer died today in an accident involving his power tiller in her field in Chakundapala village under Patana block of Keonjhar district.

The victim- Malli Naik- came under the tiller when he tried to lift the machine which was stuck in the field. The blades pierced her stomach parts, thigh and knee. She was rushed to the Keonjhar district headquarters hospital, where doctors received him dead.

The victim was tilling the land for sowing seeds in the field when the mishap took place, police said.