Bongaigaon Railway Station

Guwahati, Aug 03: At least eight labourers sustained injuries, of which three are reported to be in serious condition after an under-construction roof collapsed at Assam’s Bongaigaon Railway Station.

The incident took place when the overhead shed collapsed as a group of labourers were working underneath it, Bongaigaon Superintendent of Police Swapnaneel Deka said.

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“The overhead shed lost balance while being fitted. Altogether eight labourers have been injured. The condition of three is serious and they have been admitted to a private hospital, while the remaining five are undergoing treatment in the civil hospital,” Deka told media from the spot.

Bongaigaon Railway Station

A firm, Tribeni Constructions, was undertaking the work on a contractual basis and no official of the company was present during the accident.