MP: Labourer killed as iron mesh collapses at under-construction bridge

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Ratlam (MP), Jul 21 (PTI) A labourer was killed and another seriously injured when an iron mesh of an under-construction bridge on a culvert collapsed near here on Wednesday, a police official said.

The incident took place at village Uplai under Jaora tehsil of Ratlam district.

The two labourers, residents of Kelkacch village, are cousins, he said.

The crash took place on Barbodna-Bhuteda road where a bridge is being constructed, the official said.

The iron mesh laid to support the concrete suddenly collapsed, trapping the two labourers, Jaora industrial area police station in-charge Janaksingh Rawat said.

One of them, identified only as Narayan (35), died on the spot, he said.

The other worker was seriously injured and rushed to a hospital, Rawat said.

A case was registered and further investigation was underway, he added. PTI COR MAS RSY RSY

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