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.