At least 10 construction workers were crushed to death in an unfortunate accident that took place in Visakhapatnam Hindustan shipyard on Saturday. According to the officials, the giant crane which is undergoing repairs suddenly collapsed while the operators were inspecting it.
While the injured were rushed to the nearest hospital, reports confirmed that the accident claimed as many as 10 lives. Rescue teams were trying to save the trapped workers. Meanwhile, the trade union leader said the crane was overloaded which led to the accident.
City Police commissioner RK Meena arrived at the spot and the city police have cordoned the premises. State Minister Avanthi Srinivas took stock of the situation while Hindustan Shipyard limited is yet to respond on the issue.