World Cup stadium worker killed in electrical accident

Construction of the 41,000-capacity Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, which is scheduled to host four World Cup games, has been heavily delayed. Credit: Reuters/Joel Marcos

A worker at a World Cup stadium in Brazil has been killed in an electrical accident - the latest in a number of fatalities during the construction of grounds for this summer's tournament.

A state government official said the 32-year-old was using appropriate safety equipment while helping to install a telecommunications network at the stadium in the city of Cuiaba.