21 August 2011

Ship breaking worker dies at Sitakunda:

CHITTAGONG, August 20: A shipbreaking worker died and another received injury at a shipyard at Sitakunda today.

Md Selim and Nur Mohammad fell down in the Bay water while cutting a scrap ship at the Peninsula Shipyard at Tentultala area at around 11 am. Shipbreakers association leader Jafar Alam is owner of the shipyard, Sitakunda police said.

The victims were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital but the physicians pronounced Selim (28) dead at 2.30 pm. He was the son of Abdul Aziz of Giridharipara village of Ishwargonj under Mymensingh district.

A case was filed with the police in this connection.

Source: The Financial Express. 21 August 2011

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