Daily Star – Cylinder blast kills 4 at Ctg shipbreaking yard

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3 April 2014 – At least four workers were killed in a cylinder explosion at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong this afternoon.

A cylinder full of carbon dioxide suddenly went off at the yard around 3:30pm, said Kamrul Hasan, an inspector of Department of Inspection for Safeties of Shops and Establishments.

He added the four died on spot, reports our Chittagong correspondent.

The deceased — Md Jashim, Md Faruk, Ranjan and Gias Uddin – were workers of SH Steel Enterprise of Kadamrasul.