According to emergency officials, vessel in dry dock in Edinburgh became loose from its moorings and partially leaned over on Wednesday, injuring 33 people.
According to the BBC, after the research vessel Petrel became dislodged from its holding on a dry dock, a major incident was declared. Out of the 35 injured, 23 people were treated in hospital and 12 people at the scene of the incident at Imperial Dock, Leith. People have been asked not to attend A&E at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) unless it is an emergency.
The 3,000-tonne vessel, which is owned by the US Navy, is leaning at a 45-degree angle. The ship was previously owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s estate.
Thirty-five people have been injured after a ship tipped over at an Edinburgh dockyard.
Scotland correspondent James Shaw had more details on #BBCBreakfasthttps://t.co/CK6zoMQI1P pic.twitter.com/9Otohak9yp
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