Two Bangladeshi migrant workers were killed after they were buried alive in an incident at a factory construction site in Malaysia.
The victims were identified as Md Abu Talib, 30, and Iqbal Hossain, 32. The bodies had been sent to the Tapah Hospital for post-mortem
Malaysian-based The Star Online on Thursday reports two construction workers were buried alive in an incident at a factory construction site in Kampung Banir, Temoh in Malaysia.
Tapah Fire and Rescue Department chief A. Ravi said the two workers from Bangladesh, in their 30s, were working in a pit at the site when soil tumbled down on them at about 4.30pm yesterday.
“We received a call and rushed to the scene to conduct the search and rescue operation. The first body was found under 3m the soil an hour after the incident at about 5.30pm.The second body was found about 9m under tons of soil at about 6.40pm,” he said, adding that firemen had to use excavators to recover the victims.