9 Killed After Crane Collapsed at Visakhapatnam


Nine people have been killed and one seriously injured after a massive crane collapsed at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The crane collapsed during load-testing trials.

Four of them were shipyard employees and the rest were contract staff, Visakhapatnam police commissioner RK Meena informed.

An eight-second video showed the yellow crane crashing down at the shipyard.

An ambulance and police vehicles were seen rushing into the shipyard premises.

Hindustan Shipyard Limited, located in the coastal city in Andhra Pradesh, is a government undertaking, involved in shipbuilding and catering to the needs of shipbuilding, ship repairs, submarine construction and refits as well as design and construction of offshore and onshore structures.

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