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Worker killed in electrical accident at Brazil World Cup stadium

Friday, May 09, 2014 - 00:52

May.9 - Electrical accident at World Cup stadium kills worker in Brazilian city of Cuiaba, temporarily halting construction and adding to setbacks in rushed preparations for tournament. Sarah Toms reports.

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Brazil's World Cup stadium has been beseiged with setbacks, delays and death. Workers rush to complete the building of 12 stadiums before the tournament starts on June 12th. An ambulance arrives at the scene, for the latest fatality. Muhammad-ali Maciel Afonso was the eighth worker to die during building for the tournament. He was installing communications equipment at the new Arena Pantanal in the western city of Cuiaba With just weeks to go before the World Cup begins, this stadium is one of several yet to be finished. Workers still need to install seats, set up wi-fi and cell coverage. And now work has been temporarily halted, while police investigate the accident.

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Worker killed in electrical accident at Brazil World Cup stadium

Friday, May 09, 2014 - 00:52