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Crane collapse kills 5 in E China
  

Crane collapse kills 5 in E China
Rescuers clears the scene after a crane collapsed at a construction site in Qingdao, east China`s Shandong province, April 2, 2009. [Xinhua]

QINGDAO -- Five workers were killed by falling spare parts of a crane at a construction site in Qingdao, a coastal city in  east China`s Shandong province, on Tuesday, local authorities said.

The accident occurred at 10:10 a.m. when a crane demolished a building there.

Leading officials of Qingdao City arrived at the site immediately to organize rescue operation. Investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing, an official said.

 
Date:2009-4-2 18:36:00     
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