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Two Die in Qom Metro Collapse

Two Die in Qom Metro CollapseTwo Die in Qom Metro Collapse

A tunnel collapse killed two workers building a new station for Qom Province metro network, news outlets reported on Thursday. The fatal accident happened when a concrete cladding on a tunnel fell on the construction workers on Thursday morning near Valiasr Square in Qom city. “Dozens of workers survived the cave-in and six injured were taken to hospital for treatment,” said Mahdi Farahani, deputy head of the provincial emergency services, Borna News Agency reported. The two bodies were retrieved from the rubble by Thursday night. The Qom subway system project was finalized in 2009 and construction started in 2011. The network is expected to connect the northeast of the province to its southwestern parts via 14 stations.

 

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