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6 die as crane collapses at under-construction factory in India

Staff Writer |
At least six workers have been killed after a crane collapsed at a construction site in southern Indian state of Karnataka, police said Friday.

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The accident occurred in the state's Kalaburagi district.

"The crane suddenly collapsed at the under-construction cement factory Thursday night. While six workers were killed on the spot, one injured has been hospitalized," a police official said.

A probe has been ordered into the incident, he added.