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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.

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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.

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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