Two workers died reportedly after inhaling toxic gas in a shipyard at Kumira of Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram on Saturday, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as Saiful, 26, of Naogaon, and Masud, 22, of Sitakunda upazila.
Shamim Sheikh, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda police station, said the accident took place at OWW Trading and Ship Breaking around 8:00pm.
The two fell into a gas tank while working on an old ship and fell sick.
Being rescued, they were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where physicians declared them dead around 9:00pm, said sub-inspector Abdul Hamid of CMCH police outpost.