18 die in crane accident in China

18 die in crane accident in China

 A crane accident in Dongguan, China has claimed the lives of 18 people.

18 die in crane accident in China

A picture of the crane accident/credit:BBC

The crane collapsed in high winds in China's Guangdong province.

Luo Bin, an official in Dongguan City told the Xinhua state news agency that the crane had toppled onto a two storey building made of shipping containers.

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Luo Bin said 139 construction workers had been inside the building at the time of the collapse. Though most escaped unhurt, 18 workers had died.

 

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