Labourer dies due to gas leak in Alang ship-breaking yard

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 18:25

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
said.

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.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 18:25

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