Man goes missing as bulkhead hits trawler in Rupsha River
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.
Bulkhead sinks in Barishal
A sand-carrying bulkhead capsized in a Barishal river after hitting a passenger launch on Monday night. Passengers of the Dhaka bound Morning Sun-9 said the speeding bulkhead hit the launch coming from Bhandaria of Pirozpur towards Dhaka at Mirerhat under Ujirpur upazila of Barishal and capsized. Two people on the bulkhead went missing after the incident. They are Milon and Kalam Sizuddin of Nanduhar village under Swarupkathi upazila of Pirojpur. Read: Nor’wester in Bhola: Bulkhead sinks in Meghna The launch has also been affected by the incident. Later, the launch is anchored in the Chowdhuryhat area and all passengers are safe. Ujirpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Ali Arshad said they are on the spot. "Efforts are on to find out the missing two people," he added.
Nor’wester in Bhola: Bulkhead sinks in Meghna
A sand-carrying bulkhead capsized in the Meghna river while another bulkhead hit three makeshift shops on the Meghna River bank during a storm in Bhola Saturday morning. Fortunately no one was injured during the incidents, said Shahjalal Badsha, Officer-in-Charge of Elish river police station in Bhola. Also read: 2 farmers go missing as trawler sinks in Padma According to locals, the bulkhead vessel named MV Tamim Shamim sank near Tulatali Terminal when a nor’wester hit the area around 7:30 am. Six labourers of the vessel were rescued by local people. Meanwhile, another bulkhead vessel named MV Hridoy anchored near Mach Ghat area hit a tea stall and two fish selling shops, leaving them completely damaged during the storm , said OC Shahjalal Badsha. Also read: Speedboat sinks in Bay: Another body recovered, 2 still missing
5 die as trawler sinks in Dakatia River
Five workers drowned as a soil-laden trawler sank in the Dakatia River off the coast of Chandpur after hitting a bulkhead early Monday. The deceased were identified as Md Mubarak, 45, Md Awal, 50, Md Nasir, 32, Al-Amin, 35, and Nazrul, 35. They used to work in brick kilns at Maishadi and Shahtali villages of Chandpur. Shahedul Islam, deputy assistant director of Chandpur Fire Service, said the trawler carrying 11 people capsized in the river at Mominpur in sadar upazila after it crashed into bulkhead MV Iqbal Hossain-1 amid dense fog around 6:45 am . Read:Sinha murder case verdict being read out Six people managed to swim ashore while five others drowned. On information, divers from the local fire station rushed to the spot and recovered four bodies while local people recovered another body, said the official.