Visakhapatnam: Three persons were killed when the gate of the Naval Dock Yard gave in on Wednesday. A dozen others were injured.
Two gates were recently constructed in the dry dock yard. One of the gates gave in when officials were examining it and sea water gushed in. One commander, one lieutenant commander and a naval man died in the accident. Naval officials said that 12 others were injured in the accident and were admitted to the Naval Kalyani Hospital.
According to the information, the death toll in the accident might increase as there were more than 50 workers at the spot, at the time of the accident. Officials and rescue teams plunged into action and have been searching for the other injured. As the dock yard is a prohibited area, no one is being permitted inside. (NSS)