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Crane topples, injures one person at construction site

Update: January, 13/2016 - 18:00
The scene of the accident at a construction site of the police office in Ha Noi where one person was seriously injured after a crane toppled. — Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — A worker was seriously injured after a crane toppled at a construction site in Ha Noi this morning, Tuoi Tre (Youth) online newspaper reported.

The accident reportedly occurred at about 11am at the site of an under-construction police office in Hoan Kiem District's Hang Bong Ward.

An eyewitness working in the building opposite said many people flocked to the site to find out what happened after hearing a big noise and seeing a worker crushed under a crane.

The worker was rescued from the rubble and taken to emergency immediately.

Talking to the newspaper, an official from the district's police station said the crane was operating when it suddenly toppled. Only one worker was injured. Currently the work at the construction site has been suspended.

The investor of the project is Ha Noi Police and Bao Minh Trade Joint Stock Company is responsible for its construction, the newspaper reported. — VNS

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