33 deaths reported at beaching facilities in 2017

New numbers from NGO Shipbreaking Platform show that 33 yard workers were killed in fatal accidents at beaching facilities in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in 2017.

Et skib bliver sejlet op på stranden i Gadani i Pakistan. | Photo: Shipbreaking Platform

33 yard workers were killed in 2017 while dismantling scrapped commercial vessels on the beaches in South Asia.

15 workers died in accidents at the beaching yards in Bangladesh, 10 in Pakistan and 8 in India, according to new numbers published by Shipbreaking Platform.

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