The Daily Star – 3 killed in ship-breaking yard gas leak

16 October 2011 – At least three workers were killed and four injured in a gas leak at a ship-breaking yard at Baro Aulia of Sitakunda in Chittagong Sunday evening.

Yunus, 25, Gias Uddin, 25, and Mir Kashem, 22, were workers of Jiri Subedar Ship Breaking Yard owned by one Lokman Hossain of Baro Aulia, reports our Chittagong correspondent.

Habibur Rahman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Sitakunda Police Station, told The Daily Star that he heard about an accident occurred at the ship breaking yard at around 6:30pm.

He said he talked to the yard owner who informed him that some workers were injured in a gas leak.