Crane, Visakhapatnam Shipyard

Crane collapsed at Visakhapatnam Shipyard, 10 workers dead

A major accident took place on Saturday in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 10 people were killed and several others injured when a crane fell on the campus of Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam. DCP Suresh Babu said that one person has also been injured in this accident.

According to police, the accident happened when the workers were carrying out an inspection of the crane used to carry equipment for shipbuilding. The massive crane suddenly crumbled and crashed to the ground with a massive sound.

“Around 20 workers were said to be working on the inspection when the crane crashed. Some workers managed to run for safety, some others received injuries and at least 10 workers were crushed under the weight of the crane,” a police official said.