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Indian crushed to death as diesel container falls on him in UAE

An Indian worker was killed when a diesel container fell on him while unloading goods from a ship in Sharjah in the UAE.

world Updated: Jan 21, 2018 16:22 IST
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An Indian man died while unloading goods from a ship in Sharjah.(REUTERS / Representative Photo)

A 27-year-old Indian worker was crushed to death after a diesel container fell on him while unloading goods from a small ship near Khalid Port in Sharjah in the UAE, a media report said on Sunday.

Police received a call at the operation room about the incident and rushed to the site where the worker was found dead, the Khaleej Times reported. The identity of the victim was not disclosed.

The body has been shifted to forensic laboratory for autopsy to determine the cause of the death, the paper said. The incident is being investigated, it added.

First Published: Jan 21, 2018 16:22 IST