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Explosion kills two workers at yard in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is faced with another fatal accident at one of its shipbreaking yards. Two workers lost their lives while another five were injured in an explosion on a tanker vessel, writes Shipbreaking Platform.

Bangladesh is known for having some of the worst conditions for workers shipbreaking for foreign carriers. The photo is from 2013. | Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Andrew Biraj

Two workers lost their lives and another five were injured in an explosion at a scrapping yard in Bangladesh, writes Shipbreaking Platform, which has published videos and photographs related to the accident.

According to the NGO, tanker vessel Kelana 4 exploded last week while in the process of being scrapped at a beaching yard in Chittagong.

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