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Four labourers killed in wall collapse incident

Press Trust of India  |  Palanpur (Guj) 

Four labourers were killed and two others sustained serious injuries when a wall of a residential complex, where renovation work was going on, collapsed on them at Voharwad in town in district, police said.

"Renovation work was going on in the residential building located in Voharwad locality in Six labourers were re-constructing a wall when a neighbouring wall collapsed on them, killing four of them on the spot," a police said.

The deceased were identified as Amrutbhai Thakor, Davabhai Majirana, Khemabhai Thakor and Hansabhai Harijan.

The injured duo was rushed to a Dhanera-based hospital, where they are currently undergoing treatment.

Based on a complaint lodged by a relative of one of the deceased, the police have booked and under IPC section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

Further investigation is on, police said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 19:25 IST