10 May 2014

Another Brazilian World Cup worker killed

7:33 am on 10 May 2014

A worker at a World Cup football stadium in the Brazilian city of Cuiaba has been killed in an electrical accident, temporarily halting construction of the stadium and adding to woes in the rushed preparations for the tournament.

The 32-year-old was the eighth worker to die at Brazil's World Cup arenas.

The Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba is one of the most delayed stadiums being prepared for the tournament which starts June 12th.