Andhra labourer drowns in construction pit in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012 - 18:10

Nawada: In a freak mishap, a labourer from Andhra Pradesh drowned on Friday in a pit at a construction site on NH-31 under Rajauli police station area in Bihar`s Nawada district, police sources said.

The labourer, identified as V Venkataiya, slipped into the deep crater filled with water, while taking a bath, the sources said.

A native of Kalpitti village of Andhra`s Mehboobnagar district, Venkataiya was working at the under-construction site for the four-laning project on NH-31 being executed by a construction company, they said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem and the labourer`s kin back home informed about the incident, the sources added.


First Published: Friday, November 16, 2012 - 18:10

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