WORKER DIES AT THE NEW GIYANI REGIONAL MALL SITE

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Photo by Vulani Baloyi.

By: Otto Ngoveni
news.giyaniview@mailbox.co.za

GIYANI- Three workers were on duty inside a trench estimated to be ten metres deep when the heap of soil fell on them. The heap has killed one person and the other two were rescued at the new Giyani Regional Mall in Giyani town on Monday afternoon.

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Some of the workers at the construction site who want to be anonymous, told Giyani View that they have tried to help the trapped workers, but only two were rescued alive and unfortunate the third worker was certified dead at the scene.

Giyani Cluster Police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda said they’re investigating a case of an Inquest after the incident. “The cause of the incident forms part of the police investigations.” He said.

Illungelo Construction Services (ICS) Spokesperson Tim Phiri wasn’t reached for a comment at the time of going to the press.

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