26 August 2015

Boiler blast kills shipbreaking worker in Chittagong

A worker of a shipbreaking yard was killed in a boiler explosion in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong yesterday morning.

The deceased was Md Ilias, 30, hailing from Jessore, said police. Co-workers said Ilias and three others workers were cutting a boiler in SN Corporation at Shitalpur when all of a sudden it exploded.

Ilias and the others, who sustained minor injuries, were rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Ilias dead, said police.

Source: the daily star. 26 August 2015

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