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southafricalogoTimeslive reports that the Department of Labour (DOL) has launched an investigation into a building collapse in Jacobs‚ south of Durban‚ which claimed the lives of three construction workers on Wednesday.  

Part of a building‚ which had been under construction‚ collapsed onto the site as well as a truck parked nearby.  Several others were injured in the incident.  Initial reports from the scene indicate that three people‚ understood to be construction workers‚ were killed when they were crushed under tons of concrete.  By 6pm on Wednesday evening‚ police search and rescue unit members had recovered all three bodies trapped under the rubble.  The DOL has dispatched a team of occupational health and safety inspectors to investigate the cause of the incident.

  • Read this report by Jeff Wicks in full at Timeslive


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