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2 missing after lighter vessel sinks in Meghna

  • Published at 10:25 pm August 20th, 2020
Meghna River
File Photo of Meghna River Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The vessel developed a crack on its bottom and sank due to strong current

At least two crew members went missing after a lighter vessel sank in the Meghna River near Hatiya upazila of Noakhali on Wednesday night. 

Bishwajit Barua, commanding officer at Hatiya Coast Guard Station, said the vessel -- Lovely 3 -- was heading towards Hatiya from the outer anchorage of Chittagong Port. 

At one stage, the vessel developed a crack on its bottom and sank due to strong current.

Of the six crew members, four managed to swim ashore, he added.


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