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Two men killed by collapsed wall in Agrinio

Two men aged 37 and 49 died after being crushed by a wall in Agrinio, central Greece, on Thursday while replacing a sewage pipe, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA) reported.

According to the AMNA, the 37-year-old was the owner of the old house and was replacing a sewage pipe running beside one of the external walls of the property. He was being helped by the 49-year-old and a man operating a mechanical hoe, when the wall gave way.

The owner and the 49-year-old man were already dead when they were pulled out from under the debris by rescue workers.

The third man, the hoe operator, was taken to hospital where is said to be suffering from shock.

ekathimerini.com , Thursday March 13, 2014 (15:38)  
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