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Worker dies in fall at Daewoo yard

Nepali fell to his death from ladder while painting vessel at South Korean giant’s Geoje facility, report says

A yard worker was killed last week by a fall as he worked on a vessel at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea, according to a report.

The Nepali worker fell from a ladder while painting a vessel at the Daewoo facility in Geoje on Wednesday, the Korea Times reported.

The 30-year-old was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of last Thursday, it said.