Two killed as wall collapses in Mumbai; FIR lodged

Two labourers were killed after a building wall collapsed in Kanjurmarg's Karvenagar in northeast Mumbai on Saturday, an official said. An FIR has been lodged against the site supervisor at Kanjurmarg police station.

The accident took place around 9.30 am at the MMRDA Complex building No.3 when two workers were engaged in decentring work (removing wooden covers from dried cement walls).

One of the victims, Indrajeet V. Chavan (20) was extricated froom under the debris and taken to Rajawadi Hospital where he was declared dead on admission.

The other worker, identified as Mahesh K. Dashrath, who was trapped under the rubble, was taken to the Rajawadi Hopital, said an official of BMC Disaster Control.

Dasrath was rescued at 08.10 pm by the fire brigade and was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead. 

Three fire tenders and personnel of other rescue agencies are engaged in the operations.

(With Reporter's Inputs)

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