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10 injured following fire at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yard

10 injured following fire at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yard

Chittagong: At least 10 workers were injured in a fire at a ship-breaking yard at Sitakunda of Chittagong on Sunday.
The injured workers--Saiful, 22, Noab Ali, 27, Milon Mandal, Belal, 25, Roni, 26, Razzaque, 40, and Shahid, 28, were admitted at Chittagong Medical College Hospital with severe burn injuries. Others were treated in local clinics.
The victims hailed from different areas of Jamalpur district.
Police said the fire broke out as gas cylinder was exploded at about 1:00pm when the workers were cutting the tank of a ship at ZN Enterprise Ship Breaking Yard at Madam Bibirhat leaving the workers injured. [16/08/10]

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