Bengaluru: Eight labourers from Odisha were injured after an under-construction three-storey building partially collapsed in a tech park in Whitefield on Sunday morning.
The centering sheets erected to lay concrete for the terrace of the second floor of the building caved in around 6am. The workers were laying concrete at the time of the mishap.
The construction had been going on at DivyaSree Technopark in Kundalahalli, Whitefield, for the past few months. The technopark houses several IT majors Two of the workers, Badhri, 20 and Heralal, 45, suffered head injuries; they are said to be out of danger. Others Pradeep, 25, Sushant, 19, Bappi, 23, Jogesh, 25, Ganashyam and Matti, 25, were discharged.
Five workers were first pulled out of the debris and taken to hospital. They had sustained minor injuries and were discharged after being treated. Later, three more were rescued and taken to the hospital.
A case has been registered against technopark officials who were undertaking the work. Police have named the project engineer and the safety engineer of the construction site in the FIR.