A migrant labourer was killed when he was trapped in a machine at a construction site in Pala on Wednesday. According to the police, Kalyan Roy (22), who hailed from West Bengal, was killed after he got caught between the metal drum and mixing unit of a concrete machine at the site in the Government Higher Secondary School, Pala. The incident occurred at 12.45 p.m. The body was later recovered by a team of Fire and Rescue Services after dismantling the machine. An inquest has been initiated by Pala Revenue Divisional Officer V.V. Babychen. The body was taken to the Kottayam Medical College hospital for post-mortem. A case has been registered.