lift shaft

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A passage through which an object may be raised; for example, an elevator shaft.
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A TEENAGER was rescued today after he fell down a lift shaft.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: 'We can confirm that an eight-year-old boy was fatally injured after falling down a lift shaft in the Alps area of southern France on Saturday.
It is believed that the attacker covered the girl's mouth, brutally raped her and then threw her down the lift shaft.
I climbed the ladder to the bottom of the lift shaft and got him out.
AN UNDERTAKER was fined pounds 10,000 yesterday after a staff member broke his back and cracked ribs falling down a lift shaft while moving corpses.
A cleaner working on Celtic's new stand plunged 65ft down a lift shaft but escaped with only a broken leg and jaw.
Tenders are invited for providing wire mesh guard in lift machine room and cover plate in front of landing door, painting of ms structure of lift shaft and other related works in front side lift in connection with
He was employed by a demolition company in Edinburgh and was struck on the head by the piece of metal thrown into a lift shaft.
A cleaner working on Celtic's new stand was in hospital last night after plunging 65 feet down a lift shaft.
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: "Paramedics had to enter the lift shaft to reach the man but it was a difficult operation because the shaft was so narrow.
A drunken sailor threatened to drop his three-year-old son down a 30ft lift shaft.
Garry, 15, died after falling 30ft down an exposed lift shaft on a building site while on holiday in Spain.