Worker killed in wall collapse in Dubai

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Dubai, Feb 24: A 24-year-old Indian construction worker was killed on the spot when a concrete wall fell on him near Dubai Investment Park.

''Ten people were working near the collapsed wall. Nine of them were able to escape without injury, but one failed to escape and was killed instantly,'' informed Head of Dubai Police's Land Rescue Section Captain Ahmad Bu Rqibah, told Gulf News yesterday.

''The report of the accident came at 1105 hrs local time and at the same time, there was another report of a serious road accident,'' he said.

He said rescue teams were also rushed to Shaikh Zayed Road near Jebel Ali where a pick-up van and a truck had collided.


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