Mangaluru: A compound wall collapsed killing two workers out of three who were trapped under the debris, at Karangalpady junction in the city on Friday afternoon.
It is said that construction work was underway in a property when the compound wall of the neighbouring property collapsed.
The fire personnel from Kadri and Pandeshwara had rushed to the spot and conducted a rescue operation.
Two workers identified as Masrigul from West Bengal and Bhimesh from Bagalkot have been confirmed dead, while one worker identified as Anigul from West Bengal is critical.
As far as the project is concerned, the details put up outside the project site states that it is a three-star hotel.
It can be recalled that initial reports had suggested that the wall had collapsed on five people. However, sources said that two people managed to escape as the wall was collapsing while three were trapped.