Disasters & Accidents

3 die as crane collapses in Turin

Rome, Dec 18 (EFE).- Three construction workers died on Saturday after a crane collapsed on a building in the northern Italian city of Turin, mayor Stefan Lo Russo said.

Several others were injured in the incident on Saturday morning, when the crane used in construction on the Via Genova fell onto a seven-story building while three employees were manning it.

Rescue teams immediately tried to save them but two were found dead. The third worker died later in hospital.

Some pedestrians were also injured in the accident.

The mayor, who visited the scene alongside other local authorities, expressed his condolences to the families of the three victims. EFE


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