Two workers killed in fire on Greek tanker beached in Bangladesh

Two yard workers were killed Monday during the scrapping of a Greek tanker vessel which caught on fire at the Chittagong beach in Bangladesh, reports Shipbreaking Platform. It is time for the Green government to intervene, says the NGO.

Gennem årene har der været mange ulykker i Sydøstasien, når skibe er blevet hugget op. Her er det en brand i en olietank i Gadani i Pakistan tilbage i 2016. | Photo: /ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil

On Monday, two men were killed in Chittagong in Bangladesh when a fire broke out in the engine room on a tanker that is being scrapped on the beach, writes the NGO Shipbreaking Platform citing local media.

The accident occurred during the scrapping of Greek tanker vessel Greek Warrior at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard. One worker died from his burns on the way to the hospital, while the other was discovered on board the ship.

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