13 January 2013

Fire breaks out at Alang shipbreaking yard:

RAJKOT: A fire broke out in plot number 48 at Asia's largest ship breaking yard at Alang in Bhavnagar district on Sunday evening.

P D Vyas, fire officer of Alang fire station, said fire brigade personnel had extinguished the fire in the cabin of an anchored ship. The reason as to what had caused the fire is being investigated.

There was no report of any casualty. Six labourers had died in a major fire that broke out at the ship yard in October, 2012.

Source: times of india. 13 January 2013

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