Two Indian crew of foreign vessel die at Ctg port

Two Indian crew of a Danish oil tanker died reportedly after inhaling toxic gas while working in the vessel at the Chattogram port on Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Jishnu Raj, 29, and Akhil Shekhar, 26, hailing from India’s Kerala state.

Secretary of Chattogram port Md Omar Faruq said Jishnu and Akhil fell sick when they entered the cargo tank of the oil tanker named MD Nord Magic.

“They were rushed to a local hospital where the on-duty doctors declared them dead,” said Faruq.

Officer-In-charge (OC) of Patenga police station Kabir Hossain said the vessel anchored at the Chattogram port on June 15.

MTCL, the local agent of the Danish ship, lodged a General Diary (GD) with Patenga police station in this regard, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh