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Labourer killed in wall collapse near Jama Masjid

New Delhi: Ahead of Eid, a 24-year-old labourer was killed today when a wall of an under-construction building collapsed near the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, police said.

Zubair Alam worked as a construction labourer and resided near the Jama Masjid.

“He was working at the site this afternoon when a wall collapsed, killing him,” an official said.

He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, the official added.

The body has been preserved for post-mortem.

—PTI