Jalandhar: A man (25) died after a lift collapsed at a warehouse factory in the Bhagat Singh Chowk area here on Sunday. Around 11 am, the division three police received information that a worker succumbed to his injuries at KapurTraders godown. “Upon visiting the godown, we were briefed that the workers fell down into the basement with the lift shaft. The deceased was identified as Raju, a native of Bihar. He along with his co-worker was shifting the raw material from the ground to the second floor. After loading the material from second floor, the lift box suddenly collapsed, while they were getting down to the first floor,” ASI Mangat Ram said. While, Raju remained unconscious and was later declared dead, the other worker received serious injuries. Raju was presently residing at Raj Nagar here. Further probe is on. TNS
Two die, 38 test positive in district
With two persons dying of Covid-19 on Saturday and two today, the toll increased to 696 on Sunday. The district recorded 38 new cases of Covid on Sunday taking the tally to 21,232 cases.
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