Skip to comments.World Cup 2014: Monorail partial collapse kills one in São Paulo
Posted on 06/10/2014 8:04:54 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
One person dies and at least two others are injured after a beam falls at the construction site of a monorail project in São Paulo.
One person has died and at least two others were injured after a beam fell at the construction site of a monorail project in São Paulo, it was reported.
The accident happened at around 5.20pm local time on Monday in the south of the city, which is due to host the opening match of the World Cup on Thursday, according to news website G1.
The monorail had been due to be finished and running before the start of the World Cup but the state government said that work had been setback because of delays in getting environmental licences.
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Gravity wins again.
This is why you don’t hold events like this in Third World countries.
The Olympics are going to be real fun.
Environmental licences kill.
“5:20 local time...”
Thank goodness that was qualified. Otherwise I would have 5:20pm JST.
Journalist must be required to be stupid before they are hired. Strunk & White would be scratching their heads. I lost my “style book” years ago, but I don’t recall this use of language being in there.
Darwin strike again
Isn’t the world cup starting soon?
Looks like another victory for socialism.
RE: Isnt the world cup starting soon?
It starts IN TWO DAYS !!