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Suffocation on a bulk carrier claimed the lives of two people at the checkpoint

KARACHI: two workers died of suffocation on a cargo ship carrying soybeans at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT).

Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Faisal Subzvari, in the tweet confirmed the death. He later denied reports of the leak. of poisonous gas.

latest incident triggered panic like one after a gas leak incident in 2020 from a container of soybeans moored at the SPT. It took lives of fourteen people and affected more than 300.

Late on Monday evening, two workers entered the manhole by mistake. of a ship carrying soybeans that sank due to dust particles and suffocation. body of the workers were pulled out of the manhole of ship and transferred to the hospital.

According to the police, the ship with a carrying capacity of 62,000 tons of the soybeans were moored on the East Wharf.

Taking to Twitter, the federal minister for Maritime affairs, Faisal Subzwari confirmed sinking and dismissed leak reports of poisonous gas.

“Unfortunately, 2 workers entered in a wrong Luke of ship in East Wharf. Because of the abundance of dust particles, and without oxygen they suffocated. Rescue operation in progress on1 body restored just minutes ago,” he said.

Later Federal Minister also uploaded a video of save work and said, “We are all standing here, including the chairman of the CPT and other workers, although there is no poisonous gas,” adding that “another body of labor has also has been restored.”

Faisal Subzwari further stated that a high-level investigation has been launched and the report will be made public within 24 hours.

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