VLADIVOSTOK, September 2 (Itar-Tass) — One person was killed and four injured in a collapse at a water pumping station under construction in a Vladivostok suburb. The press service of the Russian Investigative Committee’s investigation department for the Primorsky Territory told Itar-Tass that the incident occurred on Friday morning at about 05:00 a.m. (22:00 MSK) on September 1.
A ceiling collapsed during concreting works at the station. As a result, four people were injured and hospitalised, and one man was found under the rubble with no signs of life.
Law enforcement agencies have begun pre-investigation checks. Investigators have been working at the scene examining the incident site, questioning witnesses; the construction site’s technical documentation has been confiscated.