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One killed in accident at construction site

Update: August, 20/2015 - 15:29


Relevant authorities make every effort to support victims of the accident. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Hoang
QUANG NINH (VNS) — One person was killed and 10 were injured in an accident at the Cai Da construction site in Quang Ninh Province early today, the provincial People's Committee said.


The construction site belongs to Thanh Cong Coal Enterprise under Hon Gai Coal Company, and is located at zone 5, Ha Khanh Ward in Ha Long City.

Initial reports said the accident was caused by a breach in a water pipeline.

Quang Ninh Provincial Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Doc and People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Long instructed relevant authorities and the coal industry to immediately conduct a search and rescue operation.

The province has decided to give VND6 million (US$270) as compensation to the next of kin of the dead, and VND3 million ($135) to each of the injured.

The incident is being investigated. — VNS

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