Telangana: 10 Labourers Buried Alive in Mudslide While Digging Channel

As many as 10 people were buried alive in a mudslide while carrying out their digging work in Telangana's Narayanpet district.

Published: April 10, 2019 2:43 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Ashna Kumar

Telangana: 10 Labourers Buried Alive in Mudslide While Digging Channel
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Hyderabad: At least 10 labourers were buried alive in Telangana’s Narayanpet district on Wednesday when while digging a channel, a mud wall collapsed and fell on them.

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All the dead bodies have been pulled out of the rubble and shifted to a nearby hospital for post-mortem, while the injured are undergoing treatment.

Reports suggest that most of those killed were women labourers. A search and rescue operation is still underway.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed shock and dismay at the incident and has ordered a probe into the matter.

More details awaited.

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Published Date: April 10, 2019 2:43 PM IST