Ahmednagar, Feb 12 (PTI) Eight labourers were Tuesday injured after a slab of an under-construction water tank fell on them in Dehare village in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, police said.

The condition of one of them is serious while others suffered multiple fractures but are out of danger as per medical authorities, Inspector Vinod Chavan of MIDC police station told PTI.

“The labourers were engaged by a firm which is building a water tank in Dehare village. An 8000-square feet slab was erected on Saturday. However, it gave way around 11:20am today, burying eight labourers in debris,” Chavan said.

Fire Brigade personnel from Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation and police teams rescued the labourers and got them admitted in nearby Dr Vikhe Patil Trust hospital, he added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.