Kozhikode: Two persons died after being trapped under the soil when earth caved in at a laterite quarry in Pazhamparambu in Cheruvadi here on Tuesday morning.
The dead has been identified as Cheruvadi native Abdu Rahman and Malappuram Omanoor native Vinu.
Though they were rushed to hospital, their lives could not be saved. Other workers on the site realised that Abdu Rahman and Vinu were trapped under the soil only after a long time. Later, they struggled for hours to take both of them out.