Roof at Atarot cement factory collapses, worker killed

By MELANIE LIDMAN
October 21, 2010 14:38

 
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One Palestinian man was killed and another was seriously injured when a roof collapsed at a cement factory in Atarot on Thursday.

The two fell 15 meters in the workplace accident.

The victim, 31, was a resident of a nearby village. The injured man, 35, was evacuated by Magen David Adom to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital with multiple broken bones. The police and Labor Ministry are opening an investigation into the reasons for the collapse.

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