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12:00 AM, September 19, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 19, 2011

Ship-breaking worker killed in accident

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A worker was killed when a huge iron plate fell on him at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong yesterday.
The accident occurred when Eskandar, 26, along with other workers was dismantling a ship at Fortune Ship-Breaking Yard.
He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 5:00am, said Jahid Iqbal, director of the ship-breaking yard.
With this, eight people have so far died in five separate accidents in four ship-breaking yards this year.
Four workers were killed at Mak Corporation Ship-Breaking Yard on January 18, one at Mahin Enterprise Ship-Breaking Yard on March 15, one at Fortune Ship-Breaking Yard on September 17 and one at Peninsula Super Ship Yard on August 20.

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