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CHON BURI - A Philippine sailor has died after falling from a crane at Laem Chabang port, police said. 

Pol Lt Thanaphol Tuennu, duty officer at Laem Chabang station, said the sailor was identified as  Domingo Pelano, 50, a Philippine national working on board the Sumile, a ship sailing under the Philippine flag and docked at bay B4.

He died on Sunday night after climbing up to repair a problem with the crane, which was unloading containers from the ship. He fell to the ground below. His body was sent to Laem Chabang Hospital.

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