Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered probe into the death of 14 workers in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya on Tuesday.
Talking to Assam Times, officials said that the chief minister has asked additional chief secretary S Meora to probe the incident where the workers from Golakganj area in Dhubri district were found dead in their camp on Monday as they were engaged in a construction project in Saipung area.
A few local residents told Assam Times that they died after consuming poisonous food. They said that the workers collected some wild fruits in the evening meal on Sunday. Post-mortem reports are awaited.
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