Updated January 7th, 2024 at 20:18 IST

One Dies, 9 Get Injured After Under-Construction Church Collapses In Telangana

Around nine people were injured and a migrant worker from Myanmar lost his life after an under-construction Church collapsed in Telangana.

Reported by: Radhika Dhawad
1 die, 9 get injured after under-construction Church collapses in Telangana | Image:PTI
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Around 10 people were injured and a migrant worker from Myanmar lost his life after an under-construction Church collapsed in Telangana’s Sangareddy. The visuals released by the news agency PTI showed injured people trapped under debris being rescued.

 PTI tweeted a video of the mishap and wrote, “Video | Seven injured after an under-construction Church collapsed in Telangana’s Sangareddy earlier today.” However, as per the latest reports, the toll of the injured has touched nine.

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Video | Seven injured after an under-construction Church collapsed in Telangana’s Sangareddy earlier today. pic.twitter.com/qeMhBtAE1t

— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News)


The accident took place in Kohir of the district when a group of workers were laying a slab, they said.

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Following the mishap, those working above the iron structure fell down even as some labourers who were working below got trapped in the debris, a senior police official said, adding that one of them died.
Ten others who were trapped in the debris and injured were pulled out and admitted to a hospital, police said.

The project engineer and the contractor have been taken into custody, the official said.

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Asked about reports that the deceased migrant worker belonged to Myanmar, the official said it is yet to be confirmed. Further investigations are on.

 

(with PTI inputs)

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Published January 7th, 2024 at 18:54 IST