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A man, who got trapped inside a pumping station pipe was rescued after a six-hour

Cuttack:17/5/18: A man, who got trapped inside a pumping station pipe at Tulasipur in Cuttack city, was rescued after a six-hour-long rescue operation conducted by ODRAF and fire personnel on Thursday.

The victim got trapped at around 8 am this morning while carrying out cleaning work conducted by Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC).

The victim was identified as Pranakrushna Muduli, an employee of the CMC. He got stuck slipping about 25 feet inside the 2.5-wide pipe after a staff of the pumping station switched on the pump accidentally.

On being informed about the incident, ODRAF and fire officials rushed to the spot and launched an operation to rescue Muduli.

Rescue operation was conducted with the use of suction machine, breathing apparatus, blower and other equipments. Besides, he was being supplied with oxygen to sustain inside the pipe.

It stood as a challenge before ODRAF and fire brigades to rescue him alive and they won after almost six-hour-long continuous effort.

The rescue operation was carried out in presence of Collector Sushant Mohapatra, senior officials of ODRAF and fire department.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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