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Scaffold falls, killing 1 worker, injuring another

ONE worker died and another was injured after falling off a scaffold on a building in the city's Chongming Island this morning.

The two construction workers, both Chongming natives, were working on the roof of the building when the scaffold they were standing on suddenly collapsed.

One worker surnamed Gong was declared dead at the hospital while the other surnamed Yang is listed in critical condition with brain injuries and bone fractures.

The accident is now under investigation.


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