1 killed, another injured in wall collapse at ICF

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 30, 2018 04:01 PM IST

Chennai: A six-feet wall of an underconstruction water tank at ICF collapsed on two migrant workers, killing one on the spot this morning here.

Police said the deceased Birbal Kumar (18) and the injured Niraj Kumar (20) of Bihar were constructing a makeshift water tank at the contract labourers' tenements at ICF South Colony when a portion of the wall caved in and fell on the duo.

"Birbal died on the spot, and Niraj sustained shoulder injuries," police said.

The victim's body was taken to Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem, and the injured is undergoing medical treatment at Stanley Medical College Hospital. A case has been registered at ICF police station.