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December 17, 2013

Two more workers die at World Cup stadium site

  • One fell from the roof of the stadium and the other had a heart attack hours later while paving an area outside the venue.
    AP Sports Writer

    SAO PAULO — A construction worker fell to his death Saturday from the roof of a World Cup stadium being built in the jungle city of Manaus, marking the latest setback to hit Brazil before it hosts football's showcase event next year.

    It was the second death at the Arena Amazonia this year, and the third fatality in a World Cup stadium in less than a month.

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