1 injured as crane overturns over truck near DMRC site

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New Delhi, Aug 5 (UNI) One person was injured after a crane overturned over a truck near a Metro construction site at North Delhi even as the DMRC clarified that the crane did not belong to it or its contractors.

A crane operating near a Metro construction site at Azadpur in North Delhi overturned over a truck this evening, leaving one person injured, fire brigade officals said.

The injured has been admitted to a nearby hospital, fire officials said.

Meanwhile, in a statement issued here, the DMRC said,''we would like to clarify that the crane involved was not connected with DMRC's construction activities in the area and does not belong to either the DMRC or its contractors.

The crane was working on PWD's project to make an underpass at Azadpur crossing.'' This is the latest in a series of accidents in the past few weeks on or near Metro construction sites. Last month, four persons were injured when some construction material fell over a car near a Metro construction site at RML hospital after malfunctioning in a crane at the site.

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