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Two workers crushed by fallen crane in Kota Samarahan


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 12 Aug 2017

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Two construction workers were killed after a crane fell on them at the Taman Capital Tanjung Tuang housing construction site here Friday.

Sarawak Fire and Rescue assistant director of operations Tiong Ling Hii said the victims, who were identified as Muhammad Bake, 49, of Kampung Melayu, and Helen Suma Ak. Gilbert, of Kampung Moyan Lidang, Asajaya, died at the scene.

According to Tiong, the incident occurred at 3.50pm.

He said, the operation of extracting Helen's body, who was trapped under the fallen crane, involved two Kobelco machines, while scoop stretchers were used by the firemen to bring out the two bodies. - Bernama

 

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