Nine killed in Brazil elevator accident

August 10th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS  

Brasilia, Aug 10 (IANS) At least nine people were killed Tuesday when an elevator fell from a 20-metre height in an under construction building, Xinhua reported.

The accident occurred in the most expensive area in the city of Salvador de Bahia, northeast Brazil.

The elevator had capacity to carry 12 people.

“As far as we know, there were only nine people. We are going to find the one responsible for the accident,” said a police official.

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