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Labourer killed as wall collapses

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A labourer was killed and another injured after a wall of a house collapsed in northwest Delhi's Adarsh Nagar area, police said Sunday.

The incident took place on Saturday and a call about it was received at 11 am, said a of the Fire Service.

Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the said.

The deceased was identified as and the injured was identified as Bhanu, police said.

The two labourers were engaged in renovation work of an old house. The incident occurred as they were hammering the wall of the house as part of renovation, a said.

sustained a minor injury on his nose while was declared brought dead, he said.

A case was registered, police said, adding the owner of the house, Sunil, has been arrested.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 12:35 IST