13 July 2013

Worker killed in Chittagong shipbreaking yard:

A worker was killed after a shed of a ship fell on him at a ship breaking yard in Chittagong on Monday.

Md Shamim, 32, of Jamalpur, was a worker of Seiko Steel Ship Breaking Yard in Sitakunda upazila.

The accident took place around 1:00pm when he was pulling a shed of a ship with a wire, said Osman Gani, manager of the ship breaking yard. 

Shamim was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said officials at Police Outpost at the hospital.

Source: the daily star. 8 July 2013

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