KAGOSHIMA (Kyodo) Two people sustained broken bones Friday when plasterboards fell from the ceiling of a makeshift passageway at a construction site in the JR Kagoshima-Chuo Station building.

Police said a 62-year-old woman sustained multiple broken bones and a 47-year-old woman suffered a fracture in her right arm after 30 plasterboards, weighing about 18 kg each, fell onto the passageway around 9:25 a.m.

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