Friday, March 6, 2015   

Seven oil workers killed in Mexico lift mishap
(06-12 16:01)

Seven workers building an oil platform in Mexico died when an elevator carrying them fell from a height of 30 meters.
The accident happened in Veracruz state on the Gulf of Mexico. Five of the workers died on the spot and two later in a hospital, said Ricardo Maza, a state civil protection official.
A third worker is in serious condition.
The accident happened on the grounds of a private company that builds offshore oil platforms for the state-owned company Pemex.--AFP   
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