Bhavnagar: One labourer died and another
was injured due to gas leak in the Alang ship-breaking yard,
police said Tuesday.
The incident took place Sunday at the plot 135 of
the Sisodiya Ship-breaking yard in Alang where two labourers
were cleaning a tank of a ship brought for scraping, they
According to police, while the labourers were cleaning
a tank in the ship there was gas-leakage following which both
of them fainted.
They were admitted to government hospital where one of
them died during treatment and other`s condition was stated as
stable, police said.
The labourer who died has been identified as Jadulal
Verma (32), they said, adding that a case has been registered
in the matter and further investigation was on to find out the
cause of leakage.