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Construction accident kills 1, injures 1

Update: May, 27/2018 - 22:00
The construction site in Nam Định Province where a scaffolding collapse killed a construction worker on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Công Luật
Viet Nam News

NAM ĐỊNH — One person was killed and another injured after scaffolding collapsed in Nam Định Province yesterday.

The two construction workers were pouring concrete on the third floor of a supermarket being built in Hải Hậu District when their scaffolding collapsed. Both men are residents of the district.

The district authorities yesterday visited and offered condolences to the family of the deceased victim, as well as provided VNĐ5 million (US$220) in support.

They also presented VNĐ3 million ($132) to assist the injured worker, who was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment.

An investigation of the accident is underway. — VNS

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