Workers threaten to strike at Brazil stadium after death

Workers at a World Cup stadium in the Brazilian city of Manaus are threatening to go on strike after a third worker died during the construction of the venue.

The Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil, pictured during construction in December 2013
The Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus, Brazil, pictured during construction in December 2013 Credit: Marcus Brandt/DPA/Press Association Images

A 55-year-old Portuguese worker was killed on Friday while disassembling a crane.

He is now the third person to die at the venue in less than a year.

Construction of the stadium, which is due to host England's opening game against Italy, is already behind schedule.

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Workers threaten to strike at Brazil stadium after death

Workers at a World Cup stadium in the Brazilian city of Manaus are threatening to go on strike after a third worker died during the construction of the venue.