Two workers killed when wall collapses on them at construction site

First responders on the scene of a construction site accident in Ashdod on February 8, 2023. (Fire and Rescue Services)
First responders on the scene of a construction site accident in Ashdod on February 8, 2023. (Fire and Rescue Services)

Two construction workers are killed when a wall collapsed on them inside a construction site at an engineering college in Ashdod, according to police and first responders.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service says paramedics declared the two men, both said to be around 50, dead at the scene following unsuccessful lifesaving efforts.

Fire and Rescue Services say they pulled the two men out from underneath the wall and ascertained that nobody else was trapped inside.

Israel Police say they have opened an investigation into the incident.

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