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Crane kills four and eaves more than a dozen injured in New York

Emergency crew prepare to remove the giant crane that smashed into building on the East Side of Manhattan on Sunday afternoon. It killed at least four construction workers and injured more than a dozen others reports New York Times.


Three people are still missing and were believed to be in a town house that was crushed by the falling crane.


The search for the missing people will continue but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has said that emergency crews would start removing the wreck carefully because of the dangerous condition of the rubble.


Firefighters used listening advices to search for the missing people said Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scopetta but that they did not locate anyone.


The crane collapse occurred on Saturday afternoon as the crane, 22 stories tall attached to the apartment tower under construction broke away from its anchor and feel across the block .