Kota Damansara MRT Concrete Collapsed, 3 Feared Dead

19 08 2014
A picture of the fallen beam tweeted by the Fire and Rescue Department (@bombaJBPM).

A picture of the fallen beam tweeted by the Fire and Rescue Department (@bombaJBPM).

A 300 tonne MRT concrete span collapsed at a MRT construction site,  within the former Rubber Research Institute site near Kota Damansara Monday night.

Three workers were feared dead after feared being trapped under the fallen concrete span.

The victims are Bangladesh nationals Mohamad Faruk Khan, Mohammad Elahi Hossain and Mohammad Alauddin Mollik.

The Star reported in its statement, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) said that: 

“A span of the guideway had dislodged from its piers and fallen on the ground below. The span, which was made up of 14 units of segmented box girders, was 38m in length and weighed 300 tonnes. MRT Corp confirms that three workers are unaccounted for and are believed to be trapped underneath. Rescue efforts are currently on-going and an emergency response team is on standby at the site” – The Star.

The Fire and Rescue Department's (@bombaJBPM) tweeted picture showing a K-9 unit at the site.

The Fire and Rescue Department’s (@bombaJBPM) tweeted picture showing a K-9 unit at the site.


Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: