Three killed in Saudi elevator crash

Three workers plunged to their death when an elevator in a high-rise building under construction in Saudi Arabia collapsed, Okaz daily said Tuesday.

Four others who were in the elevator were seriously injured in the incident at the 30-level King Abdullah financial centre in Riyadh, it said.

Police said they were investigating the accident at that construction site, scene of several other incidents over the past few months.

Okaz said the four had been hospitalised but it did not mention the nationalities of the victims.