Madrid Ritz: One dead and 11 hurt in scaffolding collapse

Ritz Hotel in Madrid

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The Ritz Lodge in Madrid is presently present process a renovation

One particular person has died and 11 are injured after scaffolding collapsed on the Ritz Lodge in Madrid, the place constructing work has been below approach.

The town’s emergency providers mentioned a part of the sixth flooring had come down, with stories it fell right down to the primary.

Two of the wounded had been taken to hospital with critical accidents, whereas the others had been much less badly damage.

All these concerned had been engaged on the renovation. No less than three needed to be pulled from the rubble, AFP stories.

The collapse occurred shortly after 16:00 native time (14:00 GMT). Emergency providers tweeted photos and pictures of the scene.

Reviews say the collapse occurred within the internal courtyard of the 110-year outdated lodge.

Witnesses instructed Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia that scaffolding and a number of the constructing’s construction collapsed.

The Ritz Lodge closed in February for renovations thought to value round 99 million euros (£88m), and is because of reopen late in 2019.

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