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10 killed as crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Visakhapatnam

At least 10 people were crushed to death, while 1 person was injured after a crane collapsed in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The incident was reported from Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: August 01, 2020 15:59 IST
Visakhapatnam crane collapse
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Crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. At least 10 people have been reported killed in the incident

At least 10 people were crushed to death, while 1 person was injured after a crane collapsed in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The incident was reported from Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam, DCP Suresh Babu confirmed.

According to the details, the crane collapsed while performing a load test at Hindustan Shipyard.

India Tv - Visakhapatnam crane collapse

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A crane collapsed while performing a load test at Hindustan Shipyard, in Visakhapatnam today

Four of the victims were employees of HSL while the rest belonged to a contracting agency, District Collector Vinay Chand told reporters.

The mishap occurred when the victims were engaged in erecting the crane, Police Commissioner RK Meena told PTI.

India Tv - Visakhapatnam crane collapse

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Crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 

India Tv - Visakhapatnam crane collapse

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The crane collapsed while performing a load test at Hindustan Shipyard.

Three of the bodies were recovered and identified, police said. The rescue operations were on.

A video of the incident was shared by news agency ANI.

(With PTI Inputs)

 

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