Video: Under-construction Church collapses in Telangana’s Sangareddy, 9 hurt

A migrant worker from Myanmar lost his life in the incident

tealangana-church-collapsw Telangana: Seven people were injured in the collapse | PTI

One person died and nine others were injured in Kohir of Telangana’s Sangareddy district after an under-construction Church collapsed on Sunday. 

Footage from the spot released by news agency PTI showed injured people being carried to safety over piles of collapsed construction materials and debris. The visuals also showed the injured getting treated at the Sangareddy Government Hospital.

According to reports, the accident happened when a slab collapsed while labourers were engaged in laying the concrete roof Following the mishap, those working above the iron structure fell down even as some labourers who were working below got trapped in the debris. The injuries of many workers were serious, local media reports added. "The incident happened at around noon today. One person died in the incident, and one of the injured persons is in serious condition," Sangareddy SP Rupesh was quoted as saying by ANI. 

The late labourer hailed from Myanmar, PTi said. The project engineer and the contractor have been taken into custody, the report added.


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