Crime scene. (File Photo: IANS). Image Source: IANS News

Patna, March 8 : At least six labourers died on Monday when the wall of a primary school fell on them in Bihar's Khagaria district, police said.

The incident took place at Chandi Tola village under Maheshkhunt police station at around 3 pm.

According to Subhash Chandra Mandal, SHO of Maheshkhunt police station, some of the labourers had commenced an excavation work adjoining to the wall of the school, that damaged it resulting in the collapse, trapping labourers working at the site.

"Of the 10 labourers working at the site, six died and 4 of them are suspected to be buried inside the debris," the officer said.

"The process of removing the debris is underway. An ambulance was rushed to the spot to shift the victims to the hospital," he added.

Further investigation is on.

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