10 lifeless as crane collapses over building employees in Visakhapatnam shipyard

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Visakhapatnam: In an unlucky incident, a heavy-duty crane collapsed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday (August 1). According to stories, a minimum of 10 persons are lifeless and one was injured within the incident. 

DCP Suresh Babu confirmed the stories to ANI, saying “A crane collapsed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 11 dead and 1 injured in the incident.”

Police officers stated that three deceased have been recognized, and rescue operations was happening on the website. 

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inquired concerning the crane mishap at Visakhapatnam and directed the District Collector and City Police Commissioner to take quick motion on the incident. 

News company ANI shared a video displaying the enormous crane falling on the bottom with a loud thud.

Rama Krishna, Jana Sena supporter informed ANI, “The crane accident took place at 12 pm. The crane fell at the time of load testing. We are seeing from the last 90 days in Visakhapatnam that LG Polymer gas leak took place, there was a blast in Visakhapatnam container yard and now this happened.”

“All this is happening because there is no safety audit. The government should arrange safety audits and cancel the license of those who do not have an audit done,” he added.