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1 dead, 10 injured as two cranes collapse at Kakinada Deep Seaport


Kakinada, Dec 29: One dead and ten others injured after two cranes collapsed at Kakinada Deep Seaport on Saturday. Many workers trapped under the cranes.

1 dead, 10 inured as two cranes collapse at Kakinada Deep Seaport. Courtesy: ANI news

Fire and Safety wing personnel of Kakinada Sea Port Limited rushed to the spot and took rescue efforts. Port police also rushed to the spot on being alerted of the accident. The accident took place at berth number six where workers were involved in the repair works.

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According to reports, one worker identified as Vattipalli Lakshman Kumar (35) of Kovvur in West Godavari district died on the spot.

Times of India reported that more than 40 workers were attending the repair works at one of the cranes when the accident occurred.


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