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World

Woman dead in dumb waiter
AFP
Tokyo, December 04, 2012
First Published: 00:34 IST(4/12/2012)
Last Updated: 00:36 IST(4/12/2012)

A Japanese restaurant worker died early on Monday in an accident involving a dumb waiter ­- a small elevator for carrying food and plates from one floor to another in a restaurant - police said. The circumstances of 28-year-old woman's death were unclear police said.

This happens a month after a hotel cleaner in Tokyo was crushed to death when she stepped into a moving lift. The machinery involved in the accident is of Japanese make.


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