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Chinese crew dies falling off ship

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Chinese crew dies falling off ship

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CHATTOGRAM: A Chinese crew of a container-laden vessel died after falling off the deck in the Bay of Bengal on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Heikiyang Hoo, 38, hailed from China.

Sources said that the crew fell off the deck of ‘Maersk Jakarta’ while working at the vessel in the Bay of Bengal, some 15 nauticalmiles off the Patenga Lighthouse. The accident left him injured critically.

The members of Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued him from the vessel and rushed to CMCH where on-duty doctors declared him dead, said In-charge Nurul Alam Ashiq of the hospital police outpost.