SINGAPORE (AP) — Officials say 89 workers have been injured, some seriously, in an accident at a Singapore shipyard.
The Ministry of Manpower says the accident occurred Monday on an oil exploration rig being built by Jurong Shipyard Pte. Ltd.
The rig consists of a platform on three legs that can be raised or lowered. A shipyard spokeswoman says one of the legs failed to operate when workers were testing the rig, causing it to tilt to one side.
The ministry says the injured workers were taken to hospitals and 80 were later discharged. Three remained in an emergency ward.
An investigation of the accident is continuing.
Jurong Shipyard is a subsidiary of offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine Ltd.
Team Jeb Hits Back at Trump for Being 'Soft on Crime,' Cites Past Support for Legalizing Drugs | Cortney O'Brien
Sen. Chris Murphy Admits That Gun Control Legislation From Washington Probably Won’t Stop Shootings | Matt Vespa
To Hell With You People | RedState
Katie Pavlich - Latest Clinton Email Server Dump Reveals 150 More Documents Flagged For Classified Information
Nick Adams - Not a Single Illegal Immigrant in 7 Months... In Australia
Email shows Hillary 'One Device' Clinton happy to have her new, unapproved Apple 'hPad'
Scarborough: Cable news has put lives at risk, including MSNBC, for “a few ratings points” - Hot Air
Vox "Smart Take" Pushes Gun Confiscation. Here's What Would Happen If They Tried. - Bearing Arms - 2nd Amendment, Gun Confiscation
Doctors Will Be the Scapegoats in the Coming Obamacare Disaster | Human Events