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Two dead in stadium collapse

Two people have confirmed to have been killed at the stadium that will host the opening match of next year's World Cup in Brazil. It appears a crane collapsed onto the stadium, causing significant damage.

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Fallen crane seen with collapsed stadium roof

Images from Brazilian television showed part of the fallen crane, seen in yellow, underneath the metal structure which had buckled and collapsed onto a section of the stand at the stadium in Sao Paulo.

The collapsed metal structure had fallen onto part of a stand. Credit: Hora News
Television pictured showed the damage. Credit: Brazilian Television.

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