Gruesome death of dockworker crushed by falling container in Manila harbour

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Gruesome Death of Dockworker After Container Drops On Him in North Harbor, Manila – www.philippineslifestyle.com

A Manila Port dockworker has been killed in a gruesome event in North Harbor, Tondo, Manila.

20-year-old Emterio Beto of Balut, Tondo, took a break and was buying a bottle of water from a nearby canteen when a forklift carrying a 20-foot steel container was being unloaded nearby.

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The forklift driver failed to see Beto and set the container in it supposed rightful place.

Upon setting the container down, the forklift driver – 43-year-old Sonny de Pedro failed to notice Beto was under the container – killing him instantly and squashing him in a gruesome accident that disintegrated the body of the dockworker under the container and the concrete platform.

The area that Beto was killed in is off-limits to pedestrians as it is a storage area for the steel containers in the yard. The young victim took a shortcut and was returning to work with his water from the nearby canteen.

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