Two migrant labourers lost their lives in a blast which took place in a quarry at Malayattoor in Ernakulam district on Monday.
According to Kalady police, the blast took place in a building where explosives were stored for the purpose of blasting rocks.
The incident took place at around 3:30 am today morning.
The labourers have been identified as Periyannan, a native of Tamil Nadu, and D Naga, a resident of Karnataka.
Further details are awaited.