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3 die in Noakhali fishing trawler capsize

  • Published at 07:49 pm July 15th, 2020
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11 fishermen rescued alive from the area

Bangladesh Coast Guard has recovered the bodies of three fishermen who died when a fishing trawler sank after colliding with a submerged sandbar in the Gangriar Char area of Noakhalis’s Hatia upazila.

The fishing trawler capsized near the mouth of the Meghna River and the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday night and the bodies were rescued on Wednesday afternoon.

Hatia Coast Guard In-Charge Lt Bishwajit Barua confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

11 more fishermen were rescued alive from the area. All of them are from Subarnachar upazila.

The deceased are Shuklab Das, 25, from Purba Chorbata village in Subarnachar upazila, Sourabh Das, 23, from Noapara village in Char Amanulla union, and Pran Nath Das, 50, from Das Para village in Hatia upazila.

The owner of the fishing trawler, Pankaj Thakur said: “The boat went to fish in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday with 14 fishermen. While returning to Hatia on Tuesday night, the trawler hit a sandbar and sank.”

“At the time of the sinking three fishermen were sleeping in the cabin who remained missing till Wednesday afternoon. 11 fishermen were rescued by another fishing trawler.”

Hatia police station Officer In-Charge (OC) Abul Khayer said: “Bodies of the fishermen were handed over to their families.”

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