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Updated March 2nd, 2024 at 23:20 IST

Maharashtra: Labourer Killed in Freak Accident at Building Construction Site in Nagpur

A 23-year-old labourer was killed after he was dragged down by the lift from the second floor of an under-construction building in Nagpur city, police said on Saturday.

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Maharashtra: Labourer Killed in Freak Accident at Building Construction Site in Nagpur | Image:UNSPLASH
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Nagpur: A 23-year-old labourer was killed after he was dragged down by the lift from the second floor of an under-construction building in Nagpur city, police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred on Friday evening when Raju Markam was removing concrete from the lift during the construction of the slab, a police official said.

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"His safety belt got entangled in the lift's chain which dragged him down to the ground from the second floor. He sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a hospital, where he died during treatment on Friday evening," the official said.

Police have registered a case of accidental death. (With inputs from PTI) 

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Published March 2nd, 2024 at 23:20 IST

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