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Scaffolding collapses killing 2

Update: December, 09/2015 - 19:56
Local rescuers are working hard to save the victims. — Photo dantri.com.vn​

HA TINH (VNS) — Two labourers died this afternoon after a scaffolding at a construction site they were working on collapsed in central Ha Tinh Province's Son Kim 1 Commune.

The labourers were working on a project to construct a petrol station. They were rushed to Cau Treo General Hospital but died of injuries suffered in the fall.

The accident occurred at 2pm burying 16 workers at the construction site, covering a hundred square metres. Local authorities sent about 100 rescue personnel to the accident site to assist the trapped workers.

The rescue personnel taken 12 workers to Cau Treo General Hospital for treatment. Four workers are still stranded under the rubble and are believed to be critical.

The rescuers are working hard to save the victims. Work at the construction site began about a month ago. — VNS

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