Three people were killed in Hanoi Friday afternoon when a crane at a television building construction collapsed.
The accident occurred on the 20-story site of the new Vietnam Cable Television building in Hoang Mai District. A crane operator and two construction workers perished. Their names have not been released yet.
One of the bodies was suspended in the wreckage around 20-30 meters above the ground creating a ghastly spectacle.
Many taxi cabs parked nearby were damaged. Several bystanders were injured; the exact number has not been released.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.