Four labourers buried alive in wall collapse

  • PTI, Visakhapatnam
  • Updated: Sep 18, 2014 13:14 IST

Four labourers were buried alive under the debris of a wall which collapsed on them at a construction site on Thursday morning, police said.

Twelve labourers were working at the construction site on VIP road when suddenly the parapet of a wall along with sand fell on them, an official from III-town police station said.

The four labourers got buried under the debris and died of suffocation, he said.

The other labourers were unhurt.

Three bodies were extricated from the debris while efforts were on to retrieve the body of another labourer.

The deceased were yet to be identified, the police officer added.

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