Two workers buried in wall collapse in court complex

June 23rd, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Two labourers were seriously injured when a earth wall collapsed at the Punjab and Haryana High Court complex here Monday. The mishap occurred when the earth wall of an area being dug up for construction work in the high court complex gave way after rains.

Though nearly 10 labourers were working there, others managed to save themselves while two of them got buried. One of the workers was trapped under the loose earth for over an hour.

Both were taken to the government multi-specialty hospital in Sector 16 here for treatment. One of them was referred to the Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here. His condition is said to be critical.

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