Death toll rises to 3 in Beijing scaffold collapse

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Jul 11, 2012 3:38:46 AM

coach outlet onlineBEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- A person who was injured in a scaffold collapse that occurred Tuesday in Beijing has died in a local hospital, bringing the death toll for the accident to three, the local government said.
The scaffold, erected around a sculpture inside an art workshop in the village of Xianrendong in Changping district, collapsed at 2:40 p.m., injuring 20 people, a district government official said.
Two of the people died at the scene, while the other 18 were taken to a local hospital. Eleven of the injured have been discharged thus far, the official said.
The district government has set up an investigatory panel to find out how the accident happened.