Karwar: A man died when the roof of a building due for demolition suddenly caved in burying him alive under the debris at Hurulisal in Bhatkal rural limits.
The deceased has been identified as Lokesh Masti Gonda (24), a resident of Marukeri in Bhatkal.
When Lokesh was trying to salvage useful items from the roof portion of the building due for demolition, the entire roof portion suddenly caved in.
Rescue team had to employ heavy earth moving machine JCB to remove the body stuck under the debris.
A complaint has been registered at Bhatkal rural police Station.