Ajman: Six workers were rescued after the wall of a house collapsed on them in Al Hamidyah 2 area in Ajman on Sunday.
The accident happened at 12pm, said Brigadier General Mohammad Ali Jumeirah, Director of Ajman Police's operating room centre.
The workers of Asian and African nationality were doing excavation work behind the house when the three-metre wall collapsed on them.
Ajman Civil Defence as well as Sharjah Civil Defence were called to the scene to rescue the workers.
The workers were taken to Khalifa hospital in Ajman and a hospital in Umm Al Quwain. They sustained injuries ranging from minor to serious.
Brigadier Jumeirah said that the quick intervention of the rescue team averted tragedy.