Eight laborers burnt as fire erupts in Gadani ship-breaking yard

14 Oct, 2018 4:04 pm

HUB (92 News) – At least eight laborers burnt as fire erupted in inside a ship of Gadani ship-breaking yard on Sunday here.

According to the reports, the incident took place, a non-functional ship parked at Gadani ship-breaking yard, while cutting of an oil tanker inside the ship. The injured are being taken to Karachi for medical facilities. The fire brigade team is busy in extinguishing operation.

Yesterday, in a similar incident, five workers were killed after being roasted inside a ship and prior to that, a week ago, the very ship was set ablaze but no human loss or injury was reported. In 2016, during cleaning of an oil tanker, a ship caught flames and took lives of 23 laborers working at the site.

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