Trinidad & Tobago: Man dies as building collapses

A 43-year-old man is dead after part of a building he was attempting to demolish collapsed on him.  

The deceased has been identified as Nicholas Achong-Li. 

Achong Li, was said to be attempting to demolish an abandoned property located along Cemetery Street, Balmain, Couva, on Saturday evening when residents heard a crashing sound. 

Upon checking, they found Achong-Li under rubble as part of the structure had collapsed.  

The emergency health services were notified and a team of officers led by FSO Jogie from the Couva Fire Station responded. 

Achong-Li to be conveyed to the Couva Health Facility, however, he died while undergoing emergency treatment. 


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