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3 children missing in Barisal trawler capsize

  • Published at 04:09 pm June 17th, 2018
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A witness said at least 35 passengers were on the trawler

Three children went missing after a trawler capsized on the Karkhana River in the Bakarganj upazila on Sunday.

The identities of the missing could not be known immediately.

Bakarganj police station Officer-in-charge Md Masuduzzaman said the trawler was anchored near the DC road to carry passengers to Kobai union when a chunk of soil from the river bank suddenly fell on it, causing the boat to capsize.

He confirmed that three children were missing from the incident.

A witness said at least 35 passengers were on the trawler.

OC Masuduzzaman also said a rescue operation was initiated immediately after the incident.