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Two workers die after falling from 10th floor of building in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two workers died Monday allegedly after falling from the tenth floor of Videocon Tower in Central Delhi's Jhandewalan while cleaning the building's glass, police said.

The deceased were identified as Raju (24) and Ishtiyaq Khan (25), both residing in a labour colony near Vasant Kunj, they said.

Raju and Khan were cleaning the glass when the incident occurred. The right side rope of the crane, in which they were sitting, broke and they fell from the tenth floor of the building, a senior police officer said.

The victims were rushed to Lady Hardinge Hospital where they were declared brought dead, police said.

Police said those responsible for the safety of the workers will be booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

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First Published: Mon, June 17 2019. 22:40 IST