Construction Accident Leaves 11 Dead

BANGKOK (February 25, 2014) An accident at a construction site Tuesday near Bangkok killed at least 11 people and injured 18 others, police said.

The accident Tuesday in Samut Prakarn province's Bang Phli district occurred when a beam supporting an elevator shaft collapsed and fell on workers who were building a hospital complex, police Lieutenant Aphiwat Gaysorn said.

Another worker was trapped under rubble and is believed dead, he said.


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