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Two workers die in Sharjah lift collapse at under-construction building



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The police said the victims could not be identified immediately as they were working illegally with the company contracted to construct the building.Two workers died on the spot after a temporary lift at an under-construction building on King Faisal Street crashed to the ground from the ninth floor after the cables supporting it snapped on Wednesday.

The police said the victims could not be identified immediately as they were working illegally with the company contracted to construct the building and they did not carry any documents on them. They were taken to Al Kuwaiti and Al Qasimi hospitals where they were pronounced dead. The bodies were taken to the forensic laboratory for autopsy.

The police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the accident and identify them. The police took into custody the management officials of the company that employed the workers illegally as they had absconded from their original sponsors.

afkaralikhaleejtimes.com


Two workers die in Sharjah lift collapse at under-construction building

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