10 missing in Buriganga trawler capsize

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 01:04, Jun 14,2017 | Updated: 01:12, Jun 14,2017

 
 

At least 10 people went missing after a trawler capsized in Buriganga River in the capital’s Sadarghat area on Monday night.
Witnesses 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 12 people managed to swim to safety.
In Tuesday morning, two missing were rescued by the joint team of fire service, navy and naval police. Besides, the capsized trawler was salvaged from the river. However, there was no body in the trawler, said fire service sources. 

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