Crane collapse kills 3 in Hanoi

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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.

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