A construction worker died on Tuesday morning after a large pile of sand collapsed on him at a work site in Ras Al Khaimah, police said.

The incident took place at an under-construction building where the Asian men were working, said police.

Teams from the search and rescue unit of the Ras Al Khaimah Police recovered the body of the 30-year-old worker from under the sand.The two other workers, aged 25 and 30, were rescued with minor injuries.

The construction worker died before the arrival of the rescuers (Shutterstock/File) © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All rights reserved.

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