BSS-50 3 workers burnt in Ctg shipyard gas explosion

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3 workers burnt in Ctg shipyard gas explosion

CHATTOGRAM, April 11, 2021 (BSS) – Three workers sustained burn injuries in a gas explosion at Jamuna Shipbreakers Yard in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila this morning.

Injured Md Pilot, 22, Md Samad, 40, and Md Jihad, 18, were admitted to the Burn Unit of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).

Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sitakunda Thana said the incident happened around 11.30 am while the workers were cutting a scrap ship at Shitolpur.

After the incident, the yard authorities rescued the injured workers and took them to CMCH.

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