2 workers killed due to gas poisoning in western Turkey

Izmir Governor Toprak said that several workers were killed and wounded due to gas poisoning during the ship dismantling in Aliaga dockyard

2 workers killed due to gas poisoning in western Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Governor of western Izmir city Mustafa Toprak said on Saturday that 2 workers were killed and 7 others were wounded due to gas poisoning at a dockyard in Aliaga town of Izmir. 

Toprak told AA that according to initial findings, 9 workers had been poisoned from gas during the ship dismantling. 

"2 workers were killed and 7 others were wounded. The public prosecutor is investigating the case," said Toprak. 

The dock workers, who have discharged the water at the boiler room of a ship named "Quail Cruises", had been poisoned from the gas coming from exhaust of the water engine. 

2 dock workers were killed due to gas, and 7 others were taken to hospital.

Last Mod: 11 Ağustos 2013, 10:03
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