September 23, 2023

NEW DELHI — An enormous crane collapsed at a freeway development website in western India, killing at the least 16 staff, the nation’s Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure stated Tuesday.

Tv footage confirmed the collapsed crane on the bottom as rescue staff regarded for survivors close to the positioning in Thane, a metropolis simply outdoors Mumbai. A minimum of three individuals who have been injured have been rushed to a hospital.

Press Belief of India reported the crane is used to put in precast field girders whereas constructing freeway and high-speed rail bridges.

Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi expressed his condolences in a message on X, the social media platform previously referred to as Twitter.

“My deepest condolences to the households of those that misplaced their lives. Our ideas and prayers are with those that are injured,” his workplace stated in a publish.