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1 killed as crane collapses on metro site in Chennai

Source: PTI
August 08, 2012 23:05 IST
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One labourer was killed and six others were injured when a crane at a metro rail construction site in collapsed in Chennai, police said.

The site is located opposite Pachayappa's college, they said.

Expressing grief over the incident, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh for the family of the victim and Rs 25,000 each for the six persons injured and undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital.

She also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

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