Crane Accidents

Crane Collapse Kills Seven at Vietnam Port

04/17/11

Vietnam

A crane being erected at a port in northern Vietnam collapsed on Tuesday, killing seven workers, a state-run newspaper reported.

Two workers died instantly during the collapse at Cai Lan port in Quang Ninh province and six were badly injured, the Defence Ministry-run Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People’s Army) newspaper quoted Senior Lieutenant-Colonel Chu Thi of Quang Ninh’s border army as saying.

Five of the victims later died and officials were investigating the cause of the collapse, the newspaper said.

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