Deutsche Welle paid a visit to Sitakunda, world’s largest shipbreaking yard situated in Chittagong, in an attempt to fathom the extent of the damage.
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We are shocked at the recent deaths of two workers at the shipbreaking yards in Sitakunda.
Two shipbreaking workers were killed at two scrap yards in Sitakunda in the early hours of yesterday and Sunday afternoon.
At least 15 workers were killed and more than a hundred injured in accidents at different shipbreaking yards in Chittagong this year
According to a report published by this paper on October 22, “Bangladesh was the top buyer of scrapped ships in the world in the third quarter of 2017, followed by India,” as stated by the Brussels-based Shipbreaking Platform.