Three labourers died after Racks Collapsed in Holisol logistics warehouse Bengaluru :
“Unsteady racks collapse resulting in injuries and death “.
Trapped workers rescued 3 dead in the tragedy.
Three labourers were killed and five others working in a warehouse of a private firm sustained injuries after goods boxes and plastic crates fell on them the incident took place around 12.30pm at the warehouse of Holisol Logistic Pvt Ltd.
A massive rescue operation was carried out by NDRF,Fire personnel with rescue dogs and even cameras were used in rescue operation by NDRF team.
The deceased have been identified as Farooq (22), Subash (26) and Jnana Darshan (25) both residents of Orrissa.
The accused has been identified as Business head of the company,Ajay and site in charge Amanullah was arrested for the negligency and cause of three labourers death.
The three labourers who lost their lives in the accident are Farook, Subhash, Gnanadarshan. Ramakanth was rescued by fire men while Kuldeep, Janaki Ram, Narayanaswamy and Bahubali were injured in the collapse.
The incident happened in Holisol Logistics warehouse when over 10 people were working inside. As the racks collapsed, passers-by rushed to the rushed to the warehouse and rescued four labourers immediately, while two others were pulled out later. The remaining workers were trapped under the racks and heavy boxes and rescue operation is still underway.
The metal racks were reportedly stacked with several boxes weighing over 50kg each and the excess weight may have caused one of the racks to topple, which then set off a domino effect.
An eyewitness told media persons that,around 12 noon we saw ambulances leaving from here 4 people were sent in 4 different ambulances.The Godown is 40 feet high and were not securely bolted each goods package weighed around 50 kgs the weight was too much and the racks toppled he added.
Narayanswamy,rescued labour said,I was checking the goods when I felt the rack swaying and then it collapsed there were 15-20 workers there was no safety at all.The steps were held together by small bolts the bolts could not take the weight and gave way he added.
Abdul Ahad,DCP,Whitefiled told,Today in the afternoon at around 12:30 pm in kadugodi police station limits in a company by name Holisol Logistics a Delhi based company a tragedy took place in which 3 labourers died as the racks collapsed in the warehouse as godown here they have kept the stock of their racks due to no supportive to the racks as there were no securely bolted as each goods package weighed around 50kgs the weight was too much and the racks collapsed in which three labourers were died and five others secured and are undergoing treatment and one person was rescued immediately with the help of Fire force and NDRF and local police and public a labourer who was trapped in the racks was rescued and we have arrested two main persons of the company one is Business head identifed as Ajay and Another person is Amanullah who is a site Incharge of the company they both has been arrested for negligency act and other various IPC sections.Kadugodi police has filed a case of negligence against the warehouse owner and further investigation is on he added.