2 die as earth caves in at construction site in TN

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2 die as earth caves in at construction site in TN

2 die as earth caves in at construction site in TN

 

Two construction workers were buried alive while many managed to escape after a portion of earth caved in on them while they were working at a building construction site near here on Sunday.

2 die as earth caves in at construction site in TN | Science-Environment

According to police, construction work was underway in Maccharekorai on the outskirts and four workers were cleaning the area. Suddenly, the earth caved in on them.

2 die as earth caves in at construction site in Tamil Nadu | Chennai News -  Times of India

Though two people managed to save themselves, the other two were caught under the soil.

2 die as earth caves in at construction site in TN | Science-Environment

Fire and Rescue Service personnel rushed to the scene and retrieved the bodies, which were sent to a government hospital for postmortem, they said.

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Meanwhile, Nilgiris District Collector Amrith visited the spot with senior officials. An inquiry has been ordered to ascertain whether the construction work was permitted. The collector said action would be taken against those responsible for the safety of the workers.

 

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