16 September 2015

Cylinder blast hurts 8 at Chittagong ship breaking yard:

- Gas cylinder blasts at Chittagong ship breaking yard

- 8 workers hurt

- Sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital

At least eight workers of a ship breaking yard were injured in a gas cylinder blast in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong this morning.

Identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

A gas cylinder of Shital Entreprise ship breaking yard exploded around 8:00am, our correspondent reports quoting Saiful Islam, assistant superintendent of Chittagong police.

Faulty cylinder might be the reason behind the blast, the ASP said.

Source: the daily star. 5 September 2015

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