Two killed in Shanghai scaffolding collapse

Four others injured when scaffolding for railway project gives way

Two workers were killed and four injured when the scaffolding collapsed. Photo: Getty
Two workers were killed and four injured when the scaffolding collapsed. Photo: Getty

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Two workers died and four others were injured when a scaffold collapsed at a construction site in Shanghai's Pudong New District on Thursday.

The collapse happened at 11:30am at a construction site for a new urban railway route near Luoshan Road, the Shanghai Work Safety Administration said in a press release.

It said all the six workers were on the scaffold when it collapsed.

The four injured are being treated for fractures at a local hospital. Their injuries are not life-threatening, the press release said.
 

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