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10 Mar, 2010 07:39

Worker dies in waste incinerator

Worker dies in waste incinerator

A worker has died at a Moscow waste disposal plant after falling into an incinerator.

The incident happened on Wednesday morning, as plant workers were cleaning the incinerator’s furnace. The 24-year-old fell into it from a height of 15 meters, receiving fatal injuries, reports Interfax.

Investigators report that the tragedy was a result of the worker’s violation of safety regulations.

Meanwhile, a separate lethal incident happened at another waste disposal plant in Moscow, reports RIA Novosti.

A brick wall collapsed on two workers, killing one and seriously injuring the other. The survivor is now in hospital.

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