1 killed, 8 injured in Chitwan brick pile collapse

CHITWAN: A labourer was killed and eight others were injured after a pile of bricks fell burying them in a factory at Milijuli Chok in Kalika Municipality-6 of Chitwan district on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as a manual worker at the brick factory, Sangita Dangi (40) of Rolpa.

Dangi and others were making bricks in a factory when suddenly the pile of bricks collapsed burying them, according to the Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal.

Dangi breathed her last during the course of treatment  at the Bharatpur-based Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital.

All the injured are said to have sustained minor injuries and and have been discharged after receiving general treatment at a local health facility, added DSP Dhakal.