The Daily Star – Worker dies falling into elevator shaft

5 August 2012 - A worker died after he slipped and fell down into an elevator shaft at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong Sunday afternoon.

Hailing from Rajbaria of the upazila, deceased Md Nurruddin, 26, was working inside the ship as a cable man at Mishmak Ship Breaking Yard at Kumira, reports our Chittagong correspondent.

Nurruddin was rushed to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital soon after he fell into the shaft around 1:00pm.

The victim died around 1:55pm, said Mrinal Chakma of the CMCH police outpost.