AP: 12 labourers die as earth caves in

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Adilabad, May 25: In a tragic incident at least 12 labourers, including five women and a person wounded were killed when earth caved in, while they were digging in Andhra Pradesh's Adilabad district on Monday, May 25.

According to the police, the digging was being done to strengthen the base of an electricity tower at Mulkala village in Mancherial mandal of Adilabad district.


The official stated that, though seven to eight metres deep earth had been dug using a machine, the labourers went inside to put cement material to strengthen the base of the massive tower before the earth caved in

The bodies of the deceased have been taken out and the wounded labourer was admitted to a hospital. All labourers belonged to Devarakadra of Mahabubnagar district.

ANI

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