Chandpur, Sept 22 (UNB) – A wood-laden trawler was capsized in the Meghna river due to strong current on Friday.
The Narayanganj-bound ‘MV Prince Ship Modina’ was carrying huge woods capsized in the estuary of Meghna and Dakatia rivers in the noon, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Chandpur Naval Police Station.
Woods worth around Tk 10 lakh were washed away in the rivers, said Ibrahim, owner of the trawler.
However, members of naval police and coastguard in association with local boatmen rescued four staffs of the trawler. They are Seraj, 40, Khalek, 50, Repon, 30, and Shipon, 20, a residents of different upazilas in Barishal, he added.