Ghaziabad | One labourer died and seven others were injured when the slab of the second floor of an under construction mall collapsed here late last night, police said on Monday.
The labourers were buried under the debris of the collapsed slab post the incident, they said.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Shalimar Garden, Sidarth Gautam, said that all the labourers were rushed to a private hospital for treatment, adding one of them was declared brought dead while others are undergoing treatment.
The deceased has been identified as Amit (22) of Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district, police said.
The ACP said the police will initiate action after getting complaints from the family members of the dead and the injured workers.
The cause of the slab collapse would be ascertained after the probe, he added.
The mall is located near Sikander Pur of Teela Mod police station.