2 workers fall to death

A crowd consisting of mostly foreign workers sit outside the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Little India

Two workers from Bangladesh fell to their death at a Fusionopolis Way construction site yesterday. The New Paper understands that they fell from the seventh storey after their air compressor harnesses snapped.

The police and Singapore Civil Defence Force said they were alerted at 12.45pm to the incident near Ayer Rajah Avenue. Paramedics pronounced the two men, believed to be in their 20s, dead at the scene.

The Manpower Ministry has instructed the occupier of the construction site to stop all work involving lifting operations.

The construction company, GS Engineering & Construction Corp, declined comment.

Investigations are ongoing.


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