The Daily Star – Worker killed in Ctg ship breaking yard

30 July 2012 - A worker of a ship-breaking yard was killed yesterday falling from a ship.

The deceased, Jamal Uddin, 45, son of Jalil Sarder, hailed from Kalkini in Madaripur.

The accident happened when Jamal was working at a yard in Baro Awlia area around 3:30pm.

He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where the on-duty physicians declared him dead around 4:00pm, said Jahangir Alam of the CMCH Police Outpost.

It was the fifth accident in the ship-breaking yards this year in which five people have died.

At least 11 workers died in similar accidents in the yards last year, sources said.