5 engineers killed in wall collapse

Five Maharashtra Irrigation Department engineers were killed Monday when a portion of the wall at a barrage caved in near the district’s Chinchve area

Written by Press Trust Of India | Nashik | Updated: April 9, 2014 2:46 pm

Five Maharashtra Irrigation Department engineers were killed Monday when a portion of the wall at a barrage caved in near the district’s Chinchve area,around 110 km from here.

The mishap took place around 1.30 pm while work was on to plug leaks at the barrage,Nashik police said.

The victims,identified as Hiralal Patil,H V Aher,A G Sonawane,Pradeep Suryavanshi and A K Aher,were standing in a pit at the time. The bodies were pulled out of the debris and sent to a government hospital in Chandwad for post-mortem,police said.

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