Crane collapse kills 18 in China

 

At least 18 people have been killed by a crane which collapsed in high winds in China’s Guandong province.

An official in Dongguan City, Luo Bin said that the crane had toppled onto a two storey building made of shipping containers.

Bin said 139 construction workers had been inside the building at the time of the collapse, early on Wednesday morning.

Most escaped but by Thursday another 18 workers were still in hospital.

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The crane fell onto a building made of shipping containers

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