A police officer at the scene of a fallen window that killed a mainland Chinese woman in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Edmond So
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More action needed on falling windows

  • The recent death of a tourist and revelation that a pane plunges every five days shows there is no room for complacency; it is time for mandatory inspections and prosecutions to be stepped up

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A police officer at the scene of a fallen window that killed a mainland Chinese woman in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Edmond So
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A window at The Mira Hong Kong hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui fell and killed a woman in January. Photo: Edmond So

Killer falling window at The Mira Hong Kong was no freak accident, government reveals

  • A 24-year-old woman was killed by the pane in Tsim Sha Tsui in January
  • There have been more than 200 other reports of falling windows in the past three years
Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong

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A window at The Mira Hong Kong hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui fell and killed a woman in January. Photo: Edmond So
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