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1 killed, 2 hurt in mishap at Chennai Metro site

  • PTI, Chennai
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  • Updated: Jan 10, 2013 01:58 IST

A worker was killed and two others were injured when a launching girder crashed at a construction site of the Chennai Metro Rail project in Chennai on Thursday.

The incident occurred at the St Thomas Mount station early this morning, killing a migrant worker and injuring two others, police said.

The injured have been admitted to a private hospital and a case registered, police added.

In August last year, one labourer was killed and six others injured when a crane engaged in work at a Metro Rail construction site opposite Pachaiyappa’s College in Kilpauk locality had collapsed.

 

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