Wednesday, January 22

Worker killed after retaining wall of drainage channel collapses on him

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A man was killed after part its concrete retaining wall collapsed on him at 9.50am today.

KUCHING: A man working in a drainage channel under construction in Kampung Bunan Gega, Jalan Mongkos, Serian, about 40km from here, was killed after part its concrete retaining wall collapsed on him at 9.50am today.

The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department in a statement said the victim, Nicholas Jawan, 33, died at the scene.

The department added that the victim’s body was retrieved and handed over to the police for further action. – Bernama