Crane collapses on house

A crane working on the construction of Machangoalhi Cocoage in Male collapsed yesterday evening.

The accident happened yesterday evening around 5:08 pm, when the crane fell onto neighbouring the neighbouring building, Machangoalhi Faransaage.

With the assistance of two more cranes, the collapsed crane was lifted at around 12:28 am. MNDF fire and rescue worked with the police and several construction companies to carry out the salvage operation.

Faransaage sustained some damage and the residents have now been moved into a guesthouse.