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3 workers dead as newly-built wall for railway bridge crumbles

Three labourers were killed and another was critically injured when a newly-built retaining wall of an under-construction railway bridge collapsed on them near Lakadia village in Kutch district today, police said.

Published: 13th June 2016 12:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2016 12:27 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Bhuj (Gujarat): Three labourers were killed and another was critically injured when a newly-built retaining wall of an under-construction railway bridge collapsed on them near Lakadia village in Kutch district today, police said.   

The incident occurred near Bhachau railway station under Ahmedabad division of Western Railway where a double line is being constructed by the Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL) Limited.         

The labourers were involved in the construction of the bridge as part of the double lining work when the newly-built retaining wall fell on four of them, police said.     

While three workers died on the spot, the injured was taken to a local hospital, where his condition is said to be critical, they said.          

RVNL is tasked with building the engineering works required by Indian Railway.   



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