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Eight workers buried alive after hillock falls over them in Nainital

At least eight labourers were buried alive and one injured after getting trapped under the debris when a part of hillock fell over them in Nainital

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 11 Dec 2016 6:01 AM GMT

Eight workers buried alive after hillock falls over them in Nainital
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Eight workers buried alive after hillock falls on them in Nainital
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Nainital: At least eight labourers were buried alive and one injured after getting trapped under the debris when a part of hillock fell over them in Nainital (Uttrakhand) in the evening of Saturday last.

According to Circle Officer Bhowali R S Hyanki ," The workers succumbed to injuries after getting trapped under the debris."

  • The workers were constructing a private residential building.
  • The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and local police were immediately rushed to the spot.
  • The workers belonged to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Khiri and Jharkhand.
  • The rescue operation regarding the incident is still underway.

The deceased labourers have been identified as

  • Deshraj- Lahimpur Khiri

  • Rahul - Lahimpur Khiri
  • Ramesh Rana- Lahimpur Khiri
  • Ajay Kumar-Jharkhand
  • Mthun-Jharkhand
  • Arun-Jharkhand
  • Devindra -Jharkhand
  • Ujjwal - Jharkhand.

More details are awaited

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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