Andhra labourer drowns in construction pit in Bihar

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

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2012, 18:10 PM IST

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.

PTI