Labourer killed as wall collapses in Delhi

Labourer killed as wall collapses in Delhi
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A labourer was killed and another injured after a wall of a house collapsed in northwest Delhis Adarsh Nagar area, police said Sunday

New Delhi: A labourer was killed and another injured after a wall of a house collapsed in northwest Delhi's Adarsh Nagar area, police said Sunday.

The incident took place on Saturday and a call about it was received at 11 am, said a senior official of the Delhi Fire Service. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official said.

The deceased was identified as Satpal and the injured was identified as Bhanu, police said.

The two labourers were engaged in renovation work of an old house. The incident occurred as they were hammering the wall of the house as part of renovation, a police officer said.

Bhanu sustained a minor injury on his nose, while Satpal was declared brought dead, he said.

A case was registered, police said, adding the owner of the house, Sunil, has been arrested.

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