20 August 2011

Chittagong Shipbreaking worker dies:

A worker was killed and another injured after falling from a scrap ship at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong on Saturday.

The two workers -- Md Selim, 28, and Nur Mohammad, 23, -- of Super Shipyard in Sheetalpur of the upazila were rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where Selim died at about 1:30pm.

Both the victims were cutting a portion of the ship before falling in the sea water at about 11 am, our Chittagong correspondent reported.

Details of the incident could not be known.

Source: The Daily Star. Saturday, 20 August 2011

No comments: