Collapse in construction site in Kazakh capital, 18 injured

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 25

By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:

Steel structures collapsed at the construction site of a residential complex Korkem in the city of Astana, 18 people were injured in the incident. Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to city's department of Emergency Ministry.

"As many as 18 people were injured, according to preliminary data," the press release said.

Rescue bodies were informed about the incident at about 9 a.m. local time. The rescuers recovered four people from rubble upon arrival to the construction site. The remaining steel sheets of metal construction had been fixed.

Two witnesses of the collapse received psychological aid.

Currently rescue workers and representatives of regional authorities, Korkem residential complex and work safety continue working on site.

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