NFTV:Jharsuguda: A youth has been crushed by a paddy threshing machine at Sanakarbahal village under the Kirmira block in Jharsuguda district. The deceased is identified as 27 years old Sushanta Dhurua of Nuapalli village of the district.

According to sources, the incident occurred at around 1:30 pm this afternoon when Sushanta Dhurua was working near the machine. 

According to the eyewitness, “deceased Sushanta Dhurua was a Paddy thresher operator and today around 1.30 PM he was threshing paddy along with another laborer, during threshing the paddy the thresher machine suddenly got jammed, while deceased Sushant trying to clear the jam and the thresher machine pulled him inside and he was crushed to death.

On being informed, Laikera police reached the spot and recovered the body from the machine.Laikera police registered an unnatural death case.