10 missing in Buriganga trawler capsize

Dhaka,  Sat,  22 July 2017
Published : 13 Jun 2017, 09:36:06
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10 missing in Buriganga trawler capsize

At least 10 passengers went missing as a trawler capsized in Buriganga river in Sadarghat area of the capital on Monday night.

Local sources said that the trawler carrying 80-85 passengers sank in the river around 10:45pm

due to rough weather while it was heading towards Jinjira ferry ghat.

All but ten people managed to swim to safety, reports UNB.

On information, fire service and river police rushed to the spot and carrying out rescue drive.
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