Six people died and more than 20 were injured when a crane collapsed at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea on Monday, Yonhap News Agency said.
The accident took place during the construction of an oil platform for French energy company Total’s Martin Linge field off Norway.
According to firefighters and police, a crane part fell onto under construction vessel, causing a structure to fall from one of the cranes. The tower crane that broke was between 50 and 60 meters long and weighed 32 tons.
South Korea’s Yonhap said 22 people were injured, including three severely.
Reference: oann.com/ Reuters/yonhapnews.co.kr