20 Feb '12, 12am

Worker crushed to death in dough-mixing machine at Defu Lane factory

Worker crushed to death in dough-mixing machine at Defu Lane factory

The accident last Saturday night occurred at the Eng Bee Foodstuffs factory in Defu Lane. -- PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO By Tham Yuen-C First his foot got trapped. Then, the foreign worker who was cleaning a dough-mixing machine got folded in as it started churning, and he was crushed. His colleagues at the Eng Bee Foodstuffs factory in Defu Lane could only watch in horror as the tragedy happened last Saturday night. The 25-year-old Chinese national was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.13pm, less than 15 minutes after falling in. No one could say how exactly the accident occurred, but it is believed he had been cleaning the machine just before it happened.

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