One injured as crane breaks down

TIRUNELVELI, MARCH 17. A crane broke down at the Tirunelveli Railway Junction today when it was lifting the wheels of a coach.

Railway sources said the rail track, on which the crane had been stopped, suddenly gave way, when the heavy equipment lifted the wheels. The crane operator, Muthukrishnan, sustained injuries in the incident and was shifted to a hospital immediately.

However, the rail traffic was not affected.

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