Kota Damansara MRT Concrete Collapsed, 3 Feared Dead
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.