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Migrant labourer from West Bengal among 2 killed in wall collapse in Karnataka

At least two laborers, including a 20-year old man from West Bengal, were killed and another was seriously injured when a compound wall collapsed on them in the city on Friday, police said.

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Mangaluru Published on: February 28, 2020 18:18 IST
Migrant labourer from West Bengal among 2 killed in wall collapse in Karnataka
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Migrant labourer from West Bengal among 2 killed in wall collapse in Karnataka ( REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE )

At least two labourers, including a 20-year old man from West Bengal, were killed and another was seriously injured when a compound wall collapsed on them in the city on Friday, police said. Two other workers have been trapped under the debris and Fire and Rescue service personnel from Kadri and Padeshwar are continuing operations to pull them out.

The construction work was going on at a site when the compound wall of the nearby property collapsed at Karangalpady junction in the afternoon.

The deceased have been identified as Masrigul from West Bengal and Bhimesh (25) belonging to Bagalkot in Karnataka. Hanikul (23), taken out of the debris and shifted to hospital, is in a critical condition, police said. MLA Vedavyas Kamath and top police officials visited the spot.

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