The Daily Star – Cylinder blast hurts 8 at Ctg ship breaking yard

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5 September 2015 - Gas cylinder blasts at Chittagong ship breaking yard

- 8 workers hurt

- Sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital

At least eight workers of a ship breaking yard were injured in a gas cylinder blast in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong this morning.

Identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

A gas cylinder of Shital Entreprise ship breaking yard exploded around 8:00am, our correspondent reports quoting Saiful Islam, assistant superintendent of Chittagong police.

Faulty cylinder might be the reason behind the blast, the ASP said.

The injured workers were sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital.