Two labourers die after wall collapses in Kolkata

November 25th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Two labourers died and four others got critically injured when a boundary wall of an under-construction building collapsed in south Kolkata, police said Tuesday.At least eight contractual labourers were clearing a clogged drain Monday late evening when the wall of the three-storeyed building collapsed. The drain was adjacent to the wall at Behala.

“Every one was rescued from the debris within two hours and taken to a local hospital,” police official told reporters.

Laksman Munda, 38, and Khokon Ali, 27, died at the hospital.

Two local promoters, in charge of the under-construction building, are absconding, sources said.

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