BSS-57 Fishing trawler capsizes in deep sea, 3 dead

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Fishing trawler capsizes in deep sea, 3 dead

DHAKA, Nov 06, 2019 (BSS) – Three people were feared dead as a fishing trawler capsized in the deep sea near St. Martin’s Island of Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred as the fishing trawler ‘FB Min-Shondhani’ carrying 24 fishermen collided head on with a commercial ship there.

Being informed, naval Ship ‘Somudra Joy’ rushed to the scene and recued 12 fishermen alive and three dead bodies with the help of local people, said an ISPR press release.

Later, another naval ship ‘Oprajeyo’ also joined the rescue operation to find the missing nine fishermen.

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