Bangladeshi worker found dead under concrete rubble of building under construction

KUALA LUMPUR – A Bangladeshi construction worker was found dead under the rubble of concrete that collapsed on the 51st floor of a building under construction at Oxley Tower, Jalan Ampang here early today.

According to the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department’s operations centre, a team was sent to the scene after it received a distress call at 12.23am.

Its senior operations commander Nurul Adha Abdul Majid said when they arrived at the scene, they found that there had been a concrete collapse on the 51st floor of the building which was still under construction and a victim was underneath it.

“Firefighters had to cut and break the concrete to remove the victim. The victim was removed from under the rubble at 7.21am today,” he said in a statement today.

He said the victim aged 35, was pronounced dead by a medical team at the scene. – Bernama / pic credit: Bomba KL


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