13 killed, including 3 Chinese workers, in accident at plant construction site in Ecuador

December 15, 2014 3:36 AM

14 0

QUITO, Ecuador – A sudden collapse at the site of Ecuador's largest-ever infrastructure project killed 13 people and injured a dozen more, officials said Sunday.

The Chinese embassy in Quito confirmed that 10 Ecuadorean and three Chinese workers were killed over the weekend at the construction site of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric power plant. The Chinese firm Sinohydro is building the $2 billion 1,500-megawatt power plant.

Read more

To category page