Multiple people killed in Canada crane collapse

OTTAWA, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Multiple people were killed and three others wounded after a crane collapsed in Kelowna city of Canada's British Columbia province Monday, according to Global News.

The crane attached to a high-rise building under construction collapsed around 11 a.m. (1800 GMT) Monday, falling into an adjacent building and a home.

TV video from the scene shows major damage to the building and at least one vehicle. A 250-foot (76.2-meter) radius surrounding the building has been evacuated in case the rest of the crane was to collapse.

The city has declared a local state of emergency in response to the threat to people and property caused by the collapse.

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