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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Seven hurt in US crane collapse

Published 09/01/2013 | 20:55

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The Fire Department of New York said seven people were hurt, three of them seriously, when a crane collapsed

The Fire Department of New York said seven people were hurt, three of them seriously, when a crane collapsed at a construction site in the city's Queens borough.

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The fire department got the call shortly before 2.30pm on Wednesday in the Long Island City neighbourhood.

The crane was visible along the East River behind a big neon Pepsi Cola sign, a local landmark.

The three people who were seriously injured are in stable condition.

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