Kozhikode, Apr 13: Two youths were killed when a well under construction caved in at Chettikulam near Elathur in the district this morning, police said.
Two other workers who had gone to have tea during the mishap had a narrow escape, the sources said.
The deceased were identified as P Jineesh, 25 and C Pavithran, 35. The bodies could be recovered only after four-and-a-half hours of rescue work.
The workers were engaged in the construction of the seven-metre well in a household premise, the work of which was almost complete.