Six factory workers died and one worker was injured when a crane collapsed due to heavy winds at Sri Cement Factory near Kodla in Sedam taluk on Thursday night.
Police said that while one worker died on the spot, five others succumbed to injuries in the Hospitals. The deceased were identified as Tabarak Rehman Ali (25), Khokho (26), Sudhakar Sahani (33) and M.D. Juber (32) died at Kalaburagi's United Hospital. The other victims, Bipin Sahani (32) and Ajay (27) passed away at the Chirau Hospital.
The crane fell on the victims who were involved in welding work. (UNI)