11 killed in Visakhapatnam after crane collapses

11 persons were killed at the Hindustan Shipyard complex in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh after a rail- mounted crane collapsed, police said

11 killed in Visakhapatnam after crane collapses
user

NH Web Desk

11 persons were killed at the Hindustan Shipyard complex in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh after a rail- mounted crane collapsed, police said.

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

TV visuals showed the giant crane falling on the ground with a loud thud.

Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has directed Visakhapatnam District Collector and City Police Commissioner to take immediate action in the crane collapse incident, says Andhra Pradesh CM's Office.

A new crane was being commissioned.Trial run was being conducted to bring it into full-scale operation. We've also ordered inquiry both from within Hindustan Shipyard & also a high-level committee from administration, says Vizag District Collector Vinay Chand on crane collapse incident.

Further details are awaited.

For all the latest India News, Follow India Section.

next