12 May '11, 7am

2 workers dead after 'thundering noise' heard at Benoi Rd shipyard

2 workers dead after 'thundering noise' heard at Benoi Rd shipyard

was at his office building at Benoi Road this afternoon (May 12) when he heard a 'very loud thundery noise' coming from a nearby shipyard. Two male workers were left dead in the wake of the incident. The incident appears to have involved a barge that was undergoing maintenance. The STOMPer says: "Loud noise heard from a shipyard along Benoi Road. "I was in my office nearby (at Benoi Road) when I heard a very loud thundery noise? "I could feel the office building shaking. STOMPer Thomas was also at the scene and managed to snap a picture. A spokesperson from the SCDF issued this statement: "At 1.23pm, SCDF Operations Centre received a call from a member of the public informing of an incident at 3 Benoi Road. "SCDF resources were immediately dispatched. They arrived within 8 minutes of the call. "Upon arrival, the crew found that the industrial incident involved a barge that...

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