Five men killed at recycling plant in central England

- Published: 08 July 2016
Five men killed at recycling plant in central England

British police say five men have been killed in a mishap at a scrap metal reusing plant in central England.

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West Midlands Police say officers were called by the emergency vehicle administration Thursday morning to reports of a divider breakdown at Hawkeswood Metal in the Nechells region of Birmingham. The power said five men were professed dead at the scene and a 6th was taken to a nearby doctor's facility with leg wounds. 

Investigator Superintendent Mark Payne said "we are still in the early phases of this examination," and wellbeing and security authorities are helping police. 

The organization was fined in 2012 after a mischance in which a laborer's arm was caught in hardware.