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Fatal Accident During Rio 2016 Disassembly

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, October 5th, according to a Reuters Brasil source, one worker has been killed and another has lost his leg in separate accidents during disassembly of Rio 2016 Olympic venues. The anonymous source indicated that workers’ safety at these sites has been severely compromised due to the Rio 2016 Committee’s delays in paying service providers and its recent dismissal of safety inspectors.

“The Olympics was a success, but for the future, I fear it may end in tragedy. I fear that more accidents will occur," the source . . .

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