One killed in crane collapse in Andhra’s Kakinada Port

Visakhapatnam, Dec 29 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured when two huge cranes collapsed at Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada Deep Water Port on Saturday, police said.

Two of the offshore cranes, used to unload ships, collapsed when port workers were repair the damage caused to then during cyclone ‘Phethai’ that hit the Kakinada coast on December 17.

The deceased has been identified as V. Laxman Kumar, 35, a native of West Godavari district.

The injured were shifted to a hospital. The condition of one of the injured is stated to be critical.



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