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Journalist killed in construction accident

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-18 14:50

URUMQI - A female journalist died and another was seriously injured in an accident while interviewing on a construction site in Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Thursday morning.

The editorial office of the Urumqi Evening News, where the two journalists worked, confirmed that the two were accidentally crushed by a forklift at a site under a viaduct on Tuanjie Road around 11 am.

The injured journalist has been rushed to hospital nearby, it said.

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