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Six workers killed in Pakistan landslide

IANS | Islamabad |

At least six labourers were killed and two others injured in a landslide in Pakistan’s Sargodha district on Wednesday, the media reported.

The incident happened when the labourers were working on a stone-cutting site at the foot of the mountain, Geo News said.

The land sliding took place at the outskirts of Sargodha, a district located in the country’s east Punjab province.

The injured labourers have been shifted to a nearby hospital where they are said to be in critical condition. All the victims belonged to Sargodha.

Local people said that a total of nine labourers had been killed and several others injured in such accidents in the area over the last two weeks.