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  News   Nation  01 Aug 2020  11 dead as crane collapses in Visakhapatnam

11 dead as crane collapses in Visakhapatnam

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Aug 1, 2020, 6:06 pm IST
Updated Aug 1, 2020, 6:06 pm IST
At least 11 persons were killed on Saturday at Hindustan Shipyard complex here after a huge rail-mounted crane collapsed during trial run.
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Visakhapatnam: At least 11 persons were killed on Saturday at the Hindustan Shipyard complex here after a huge rail-mounted crane collapsed during trial run.

Four of the victims were employees of Hindustan Shipyard Limited while the rest belonged to a contracting agency, District Collector Vinay Chand said.

PhotoPhotoThe accident occurred when the victims were engaged in erecting the crane, Police Commissioner RK Meena said.

Three of the bodies have been recovered and identified, police said, adding that rescue operations were on.

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