Six construction labourers buried alive in Jaipur - The New Indian Express

Six construction labourers buried alive in Jaipur

Published: 27th September 2013 08:03 PM

Last Updated: 27th September 2013 08:03 PM

Six construction labourers, including two women, were buried alive when a major portion of mud collapsed on them at a commercial complex site here on Friday, police said.

The incident took place when the labourers were digging earth at the basement of the under-construction complex near Bais Godam area around 3 pm, they said.

"All six labourers were pulled out and rushed to the SMS Hospital where they were declared brought dead," SHO of Ashok Nagar Police Station Harsh Raj Singh told PTI.

The bodies were moved to the mortuary for identification and postmortem, the SHO said.

A case was lodged against the owner, contractor and builder of the complex and police were looking for them, he said.

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