11 killed as elevator cable snaps at work Site in China

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In China, eleven workers were killed and two seriously injured when an elevator at a construction site in the city of Hengshui, in Hebei province fell due to snapped cable today. According to Chinese media, the accident occurred around 8 a.m. It is the latest in a series of deadly industrial incidents in the country. In March, 78 people were killed in a blast at a chemical plant in the eastern city of Yancheng.

Earlier, in November, at least 22 people were killed in an explosion outside a chemical plant in the northeastern city of Zhangjiakou, which will host competitions in the 2022 Winter Olympics. (AIR NEWS)

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