Qatar Rail contractor killed on the job; investigation launched

A Filipino expat working as a contractor for Qatar Rail has died while working on Doha Metro construction, the company has confirmed.

Juanito Pardillo, who described himself as a heavy equipment mechanic and fire suppression/lube technician on his Facebook page, was killed on Feb. 28.

Qatar Rail declined to provide any details about the incident that took his life, saying in a statement that a full investigation is underway and “until this is complete it would not be appropriate to comment further.”

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