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Five killed by falling crane parts

Five construction workers have been killed after they were hit by falling objects from a crane at a building site in the east of China.

It is understood several spare parts on the crane fell from the vehicle while it was demolishing a building in Qingdao, a coastal city in China’s Shandong Province.

News service China View said the accident occurred at 10.10am Tuesday local time.

An investigation into the cause of the incident has begun, officials told local media.