Man killed, nine hurt as scaffolding falls

Labourers were busy plastering wall of a textile mill when collapse took place


APP March 28, 2021
PHOTO: REUTERS/File

KASUR:

A labourer was killed while nine others sustained critical injuries when the scaffolding in a factory collapsed, in the limits of Kot Radha Kishan police station on Saturday.

According to police, some labourers were busy in plastering the wall of a textile mills when suddenly the scaffolding they were standing on collapsed.

As a result, labourer Khalid Hussain died on the spot while Rizwan, Safdar, Matloob, Nadeem, Imran and others sustained serious injuries.

On information, Rescue 1122 reached the spot and shifted four of the injured to Jinnah Hospital Lahore in critical condition while five others were shifted to THQ Hospital Kot Radha Kishan.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 28th, 2021.

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