Third Metro mishap in Delhi, 1 killed

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New Delhi, Jul 22: Yet another Metro Mishap has been reported from Delhi, accounting for the third accident in two weeks. An iron girder collapsed at the a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) construction site on Wednesday, Jul 22 killing a labourer.

The accident took place near Ram Bagh at Punjabi Bagh in west Delhi around 6 am, when the chain of a crane lifting the girder snapped and it fell on the ground. 22-year-old labourer, Vicky Singh got injured in the accident was taken to the hospital where he died, say officials.

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"Things are completely normal in the area. There was no traffic disruption following the accident," Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Sharad Agarwal was quoted as saying in a news agency report.

Earlier, on Jul 12 the first accident was reported from south Delhi, in which six were killed. The second accident took place a day later when two cranes toppled at the same site.

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