A man has gone missing as a bulkhead vessel hit a trawler in the Rupsha River in Khulna. The missing man was Mahtab Uddin, a worker of the trawler. Monsur, sub-inspector (SI) of Rupsha Naval outpost, said the Hiron point-bound trawler capsized with seven passengers on board as a bulkhead vessel hit it near Rupsha railway bridge around 10pm on Sunday. Mahtab went missing while the other passengers managed to swim ashore. “A rescue operation is underway,” said SI Monsur.
Three fishermen, who went missing after a trawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal off the Barguna coast Tuesday, were found dead on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Ibrahim, 28, son of Hossain Ali, Monir, 22, son of Tota Mia, and Sarwar, 25, son of Abdul Kuddus Munshi of Patharghata upazila of the district. Read: Entire crew of 25 rescued after fishing trawler capsizes in Bay On Tuesday, ‘FB Allahr Dan’ with 11 fishermen on board capsized in the Bay off the coast of the South Ashar Char area of Patharghata due to inclement weather, said Golam Mostafa Chowdhury, president of the District Trawler Owners' Association. The three fishermen went missing while eight others managed to swim ashore. Read: 2 fishermen drown as their trawler capsizes in sea A rescue team on another trawler launched a search operation and the ill-fated vessel was found off the coast of the Laldiar Char area on Wednesday morning. The three bodies were found inside, he added.
Eleven fishers on board a fishing trawler were rescued after their vessel capsized in the Bay of Bengal off Narikalbaria Char in the Sunderbans on Tuesday. Though the 'FB Maaer Doa' trawler overturned due to high tides, all the fishermen onboard were rescued by nearby boats, said Ansar Uddin Mollah, president of the Alipore-Kuakata Fish Traders and Trawler Owners' Association in Patuakhali. Read: Brahmanbaria trawler capsize: death toll climbs to 23 Al Amin, the owner of the ill-fated trawler, said the accident occurred when the fishermen were returning to the coast after a hectic day. "The sea suddenly became rough and the trawler sank. All the 11 fishermen on board were rescued by three other trawlers that were part of the fishing trip," he added.