Four crushed under rice sacks in Delhi

New Delhi: Four labourers were killed when rice sacks fell on them while they were sleeping inside a godown in the capital, police said Friday.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 26, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

New Delhi: Four labourers were killed when rice sacks fell on them while they were sleeping inside a godown in the capital, police said Friday.

The incident occurred Thursday night in west Delhi's Alipur area and came to light Friday morning when some other labourers found their associates buried under the sacks.

All the victims-- identified as Pawan, 37, Santosh, 24, Lal Toon, 23, and Manoj, 22 -- were rushed to a nearby hospital but doctors declared them brought dead.