In a tragic incident, at least ten folks lost their lives and one sustained injuries after a crane collapsed in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. The incident was reported from Hindustan Shipyard Limited, DCP Suresh Babu confirmed.
“A crane collapsed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 11 dead and 1 injured in the incident,” stated the DCP.
Rama Krishna, Jana Sena supporter stated, “The crane accident occurred at 12 pm. The crane fell at the time of load testing. We’re seeing from the last 90 days in Visakhapatnam that LG Polymer gas leak happened, there was a blast in Visakhapatnam container yard and now this happened.”
“All this is happening as a result of there isn’t any security audit. The government should organize safety audits and cancel the license of those who do not have an audit done,” he added.
Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inquired about the crane accident. After realizing the details of the incident, Reddy has directed Visakhapatnam District Collector.