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Scaffolding accident kills two at construction site in Ho Chi Minh City

Scaffolding accident kills two at construction site in Ho Chi Minh City

Monday, January 10, 2022, 12:46 GMT+7
Scaffolding accident kills two at construction site in Ho Chi Minh City
The construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Binh Tho Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

Two people were killed and two others hospitalized after scaffolding collapsed at the construction site of a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City last weekend.

On Sunday, police in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City confirmed they were investigating the cause of the accident, which occurred at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Binh Tho Ward on Saturday.

Preliminary information showed that a group of four construction workers were performing their tasks on the scaffolding when the structure collapsed.

The scaffolding at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

The scaffolding at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

Two of them were killed while the other two were seriously injured.

The deceased victims were identified as H.T.G., 42, a Thu Duc City resident, and D.H.H., 38, who hailed from the southern province of Kien Giang.

The construction was suspended as of Sunday.

The construction of the restaurant is suspended as of January 9, 2022. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

The construction of the restaurant is suspended as of January 9, 2022. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

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Two people were killed and two others hospitalized after scaffolding collapsed at the construction site of a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City last weekend.

On Sunday, police in Thu Duc City under Ho Chi Minh City confirmed they were investigating the cause of the accident, which occurred at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Binh Tho Ward on Saturday.

Preliminary information showed that a group of four construction workers were performing their tasks on the scaffolding when the structure collapsed.

The scaffolding at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

The scaffolding at the construction site of Kim Dung Restaurant in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

Two of them were killed while the other two were seriously injured.

The deceased victims were identified as H.T.G., 42, a Thu Duc City resident, and D.H.H., 38, who hailed from the southern province of Kien Giang.

The construction was suspended as of Sunday.

The construction of the restaurant is suspended as of January 9, 2022. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

The construction of the restaurant is suspended as of January 9, 2022. Photo: Minh Hoa / Tuoi Tre

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