Two workers were killed while two others sustained injuries in an accident during demolition of an old building in Telangana’s Warangal town on Saturday.
An ancient structure was being demolished in the Charbowli section of town when the tragedy occurred. According to authorities, a section of the structure crashed on the employees, burying them beneath the debris.
A rescue operation was initiated by other workers on the site, as well as police and municipal employees. The bodies of two workmen were recovered from the rubble.
Two more personnel were taken to MGM Hospital after suffering injuries.
According to reports, the tragedy was caused by the irresponsibility of some of the demolition employees. An investigation into the occurrence has been ordered by the local authorities.
(with inputs from IANS)