Indian worker dies in UAE

September 8th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) An Indian expatriate died when a bag of cement fell accidentally on him at a construction site in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Ramaluwa Kusta Buram, 38, was working at an under-construction building in the Al Tawun area of Sharjah when a bag of cement fell on him killing him instantly Sunday. On receiving information, Sharjah police had immediately dispatched a team along with an ambulance.

According to reports received here, several cement bags were being transported to an upper floor of the building when one of the ropes snapped and a bag of cement fell on Buram. Foul play has been ruled out by the police.

The victim’s body was later shifted to the Kuwaiti Hospital in Sharjah.

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