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Four children killed by collapsing wall

Update: September, 30/2013 - 11:05
Four children died last Saturday while they were watching a soil excavator working and a wall collapsed crushing them in Quang Trung Commune, in the central province of Thanh Hoa's Ngoc Lac District.— Photo vnexpress

THANH HOA (VNS)— Four children died last Saturday while they were watching a soil excavator working and a wall collapsed crushing them in Quang Trung Commune, in the central province of Thanh Hoa's Ngoc Lac District.

The four victims were aged between 9 and 12. Local residents said that five children watched the soil excavator together but one of them escaped death as he had been clear of the collapsing wall.

They dug through the pile of bricks to save the children, however, two of them died on the scene, whereas two others died at Ngoc Lac Hospital.

Local police have begun further investigation on the case. — VNS

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