Cleaning worker dies after falling into well near Kuriachira
Kuriachira: A corporation cleaning worker died after falling into a well while cleaning. Majeed (56) died while cleaning a well which was covered in bushes. The incident happenned at Kuriachira in Thrissur corporation. Meanwhile, a junior health inspector who jumped into the well to save the cleaning worker escaped miraculously.
The accident happened on Monday morning at 7.45 am while Majeed was clearing the bushes on top of the well. He fell 15 ft down into the well through a gap on the grill which was used to cover the well. A junior health inspector A Nissar immediately jumped into the well to save his friend. Majeed had gone under the water by the time a rope, tied to a motor, was thrown to him.
Nissar, who was stuck inside the well, could not get outside. He was finally rescued after the people working in the nearby slaughterhouse threw a rope into the well. Majeed’s body was taken out by Fire and Rescue Service personnel. His body will be handed over to his family after post mortem on Tuesday.
Majeed was a daily wage worker at Thrissur corporation. He is son of Abdulrahman and Nabeesa. He is married to Nessy PM and has a son Manaf.