|Published : 16 Sep 2016, 13:39:54|
Two minors missing in Barisal trawler capsize
Two siblings went missing as a trawler they were riding capsized in the Meghna River at Moulvir Hat in Hizla upazila of Barisal district on Thursday night.
The two missing brothers were identified as Sumaiya, 12, and Rajin, 13, according to a news agency report.
Locals said a trawler carrying nine members of a family capsized in the river after being hit by another trawler while they were getting on a Dhaka-bound launch, ‘MV Awlad-4’, around 9:00pm.
All but the two siblings managed to swim ashore.