Three labourers buried under debris in sewer in Amritsar

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: May 24, 2016 22:26 IST
Police inspecting the spot where three men were killed while working on the sewerage in Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Three labourers were killed when they were buried under a heap of earth while replacing sewage pipes in Fatehpur area here on Tuesday.

The incident took place around 4 pm. Around seven labourers were engaged in replacing the sewage pipes near the new jail on the Fatahpur-Jhabhal road.

The three labourers, who were inside a sewer, were trapped under debris when a heap of earth fell on them, said eyewitnesses. The other workers tried to evacuate them, but in vain.

A police team reached the spot and the labourers were pulled out and rushed to a nearby private hospital where doctors declared them as brought dead.

The deceased have been identified as Kali Charan, Tejpal and Vijaypal ---all from Muradpura locality. The bodies have been sent for autopsy.

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