Dutch stadium collapse: One dead, 14 injured

Last Updated: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 22:19

The Hague: One person died and 14 others
were injured when part of a roof collapsed at the FC Twente
stadium in the town of Enschede in eastern Netherlands on Thursday,
an official said.

"It is terrible. One person has died and 14 others
were injured. Ten of them were taken to hospital. Two of those
are seriously injured," Mayor Peter den Oudsten told a press
conference in the city, hours after the stadium`s roof
collapsed at noon.

He said the cause of the accident was not immediately
known but Dutch media reported it happened when a crane drove
into the structure during construction work.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 22:19

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