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NYC construction worker killed by wall left wife and son back home

NYC construction worker killed by wall left wife and son back home
Jashim Mia, 39, died Monday when a retaining wall for a townhouse at 42nd St. near Fourth Ave. in Sunset Park gave way, burying him under piles of bricks and cement.

The Bangladeshi construction worker killed by a collapsing brick wall in Brooklyn was on his first day at the job, his roommate told the Daily News Tuesday.(Obtained by New York Daily News) Mia moved to the U.(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) A second man was critically injured in the wall collapse.Construction worker, Jashim Mia, was killed Monday when a brick wall collapsed on him in Brooklyn.

(Unharmed worker Tomal Shamseuddin is seen here with his wife) One man working on a nine foot retainer wall was pronounced dead on scene after the wall collapsed on top of him and a second male worker at the rear 454 42nd Street in Brooklyn on Monday December 28, 2020.“The workers were excavating the length of the retaining wall without adequate shoring, resulting in the wall’s collapse,” a Building Department spokeswoman said.

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