10 workers killed after being buried under mound of mud

Hyderabad: Ten people including some women labourers working under the MNREGA scheme were killed when a huge mound of mud fell on them at a worksite in Narayanpet district Wednesday, police said.

The incident occurred this afternoon when a huge quantity of mud fell on them at the worksite following which they were buried alive, they said adding efforts were on to rescue those trapped.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed deep shock and anguish over the incident which he described as “unfortunate”.

Rao instructed the officials concerned to provide all necessary care to those injured.

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