Bangladeshi worker killed in construction site cave-in


TAMPIN: A Bangladesh man was killed when a hole he was in suffered a cave-in and buried him at the construction site of Taman Regent Gemencheh near here on Friday (June 21) morning.

Tamping OCPD Supt Amiruddien Sariman said the victim’s co-workers at the site rescued him but the victim, 29, was confirmed dead at the Gemencheh health clinic where he was receiving treatment at 11.25am.

"Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim was in the seven-feet deep hole, measuring five wide, that was just dug to conduct some sewage pipe installation for the housing project when the cave-in occurred,” he said in a statement, adding that the walls of the hole had collapsed all of a sudden and covering the victim to his head.

The body has been taken to Tampin Hospital for further action, he said, adding that the case is being classified as sudden death.- Bernama

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