Three labourers buried alive in Gujarat

February 26th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Three labourers were buried alive Thursday while digging a well in Gujarat’s Sabarkantha district, a police officials said.
The three, identified as Jaisangbhai, 45, his son Kamlesh, 20, and Kodarbhai, 38 - all residents of Derol village in Khedbrama taluka of Sabarkantha district, some 122 km from here, were working 150 feet below the ground on excavating the well for Hasmukhbhai Bhanabhai Patel.

“The administration made all efforts but could not succeed (in rescuing them),” said sub inspector of Khedbrahma P.L. Chaudhary.

Authorities are trying to recover the bodies.

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