Bangladeshi worker killed in construction mishap

SUBANG JAYA (Jan 23): A  Bangladeshi worker was killed after a floor of a multi-storey building under construction in Taman Teknologi Subang Hitech here collapsed yesterday afternoon.

Subang Jaya ACP police chief Mohamad Azlin Sadari said in the 4.45 pm incident, the victim, known only as Kassim, fell down 14 metres along with steel reinforcement rods and cement mixture.

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"He was trapped under the rubble,” he told reporters at the scene.

Selangor  Fire and Rescue assistant director of operations Nurizham Mohd Nudin  said the victim was located at 5.42 pm and extricated at 9.40 pm.

He believed the cause was because the cement mixture had not fully hardened.

The victim’s body was sent to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre nearby.