40-yr-old dies after tin sheet falls on him
NEW DELHI: A 40-year-old man died in an industrial accident inside a factory in north west Delhi on Sunday evening.
Police claimed that the deceased, identified as Jagannath Yadav, died after a tin sheet fell over him in the factory where he worked.
Yadav was living near the factory with his family in north west Delhi area and was working as a labourer.
The incident came to light when police received a call from one of the workers at the factory, located in Mahendra Park area.
Hearing Yadav's cry for help, his co-workers came running and managed to pull him out.
A police team was immediately rushed to the spot and the victim was rushed to the hospital. However, he was declared brought dead.
One of Yadav's co-workers told the police that Yadav was trying to repair one of the heavy machines at the factory, when the tin sheet fell on him.
Police have registered a case in this regard. The laborers also complained of poor working conditions at the factory.
On Sunday evening, family members all gathered outside the factory to protest.