80+ people hurt at PE harbour

2014-03-14 07:52
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - More than 80 employees were injured when the floor of a fishing company collapsed at the Port Elizabeth harbour, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.

The top floor of Eyethu Fishing collapsed on Thursday at about 20:00, Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg said.

Eighty-six workers sustained bruises and fractures.

No serious injuries or fatalities were reported.

Van Rensburg said the cause of the accident was not yet known.

Paramedics transported the injured workers to various hospitals.

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