One killed, 2 injured in wall collapse at Jangpura

One labourer Amand Mandal, 35, died while Sujan Mandal and Dhananjay Mandal were injured in the incident, a police officer said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:October 12, 2016 3:08 am

A construction worker was killed and two others were injured as a wall collapsed at a basement in southeast Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin area on Tuesday evening.

The wall of an under-construction building collapsed while the labourers were working at the basement pillar at Jangpura around 4.30 pm. One labourer Amand Mandal, 35, died while Sujan Mandal and Dhananjay Mandal were injured in the incident, a police officer said.

One labourer Amand Mandal, 35, died while Sujan Mandal and Dhananjay Mandal were injured in the incident, a police officer said.

Police said the workers were using hammers to bring down the wall when a gas pipe behind it burst and the whole structure came crashing down.

Amand suffered a head injury and was later declared dead by doctors at the hospital, said police.