Indian worker killed in Sharjah accident

March 8th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin  


Dubai, March 8 (IANS) An Indian worker has died in an accident at a construction site in nearby Sharjah. The 23-year-old crane operator was Friday moving construction material to the fifth floor of a building underconstruction in the Rolla area of Sharjah when it came crashing down, according to media reports.

The reason for the crash was attributed to either overloading or a technical glitch in the crane.

The worker’s body was transferred to the Kuwaiti Hospital in Sharjah.

Investigations into the incident are on.

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