A window in Aberdeen fell down and injured a male passerby.
At 1:18 pm today (23rd), an aluminum window of a building unit at No. 2 Teng Fung Street, Tin Wan, Aberdeen, Hong Kong fell from a loose aluminum window, hitting a 76-year-old man surnamed Huang. He was wounded and bleeding on the head. Upon seeing this, the injured were sent to the hospital for treatment by ambulances. The police dropped objects from a height and handed them over to the Criminal Investigation Team of the Western District Police District for follow-up.
There have been accidents of falling windows and hurting people from time to time in Hong Kong, and there have even been many incidents of falling windows killing passers-by.
The incident has aroused public concern. Since 2012, the Buildings Department has implemented the "Compulsory Window Inspection Scheme", requiring owners of private buildings of 10 years or above to appoint qualified persons for window inspection.
According to Article 40 (1BD) of the Buildings Ordinance, any person who fails to comply is an offence and is liable to a fourth-level fine (currently $25,000) and imprisonment for three months, as well as continuing the crime Each day, another fine of 2,000 yuan was imposed.
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