Trawler capsize: Two rescued, eight remain missing

Dhaka,  Thu,  24 August 2017
Published : 13 Jun 2017, 10:27:55 | Updated : 13 Jun 2017, 10:28:03

Two rescued, eight still missing in Buriganga trawler capsize

A joint team of fire service and river police rescued two passengers, who went missing as a trawler capsized in Buriganga River in Sadarghat area of the capital on Monday night.

Meanwhile, at least eight people are still missing in the incident, reports UNB.

Local sources said that the trawler carrying 80-85 passengers sank in the river due to rough weather around 10:45pm while heading towards Jinjira ferry ghat.

All but ten people then managed to swim to safety.

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