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1 killed, 2 hurt as girder crashes at Chennai Metro rail site

Source : PTI
Last Updated: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 12:11 hrs
Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station as a SpiceJet Airlines aircraft flies past in the southern Indian city of Chennai

Chennai: A worker was killed and two others were injured when a launching girder crashed at a construction site of the Chennai Metro Rail project here on Thursday.

The incident occurred at the St Thomas Mount station early this morning, killing a migrant worker and injuring two others, police said.

The injured have been admitted to a private hospital and a case registered, police added.

In August last year, one labourer was killed and six others injured when a crane engaged in work at a Metro Rail construction site opposite Pachaiyappas College in Kilpauk locality had collapsed.



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