Construction worker in Chennai killed while carrying out repairs at his house

Police said a cutting machine the 44-year-old man was using accidentally injured his neck

March 05, 2024 12:46 pm | Updated 12:46 pm IST - CHENNAI

A 44-year-old construction worker was killed after a cutting machine he was using at his home, fell on his neck, in Neelankarai, on Monday, March 4, 2024. 

A senior official of the Chennai police said the victim, Chidambaram was a resident of Bharathiyar Nagar in Neelankarai. On Monday, Chidambaram was carrying out repairs at his house. While he was cutting a plastic drum with a cutting machine, he lost his hold on it and the machine cut his neck. Neighbours, on hearing his cries, rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The Neelankarai police sent the body to the Government Royapettah Hospital for a post-mortem. 

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