Crane collapses at Longshan Shipyard;One worker dead, two heavily injured, one missing

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A crane has collapsed early morning on Saturday (Oct 17) during repair work at Longshan Shipyard, a ship repair yard in Zhoushan, China.

Crane collapses at Longshan Shipyard;One worker dead, two heavily injured, one missing

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The operator of the crane died in hospital, while another two workers sustained bad injuries. Another shipyard worker jumped into the ocean in order to avoid the collapse, and still hasn’t been found.

The searching for the missing worker continues, while authorities have started investigations into the cause of the incident. According to local media reports, the collapse was due to the crane being overloaded.

Source: splash247.com