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10 missing in trawler-launch collision

 Narayanganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:26 PM, 5 January 2022   Updated: 01:29 PM, 5 January 2022

Coast Guard members working to rescue missing passengers

Coast Guard members working to rescue missing passengers

10 passengers have been missing in a trawler launch collision in the Dhaleshwari river in Narayanganj.

The passenger trawler sank in the mishap after being hit by a launch. 10 passengers got missing in the incident. The incident took place in Dharmoganj area of ​​Fatulla thana on Wednesday morning.

Fatullah Police Station OC Rokib Uzzaman confirmed the matter.

He informed that the trawler was carrying 40-50 passengers from Boktaboli Kheyaghat to Dhormoganj Kheyaghat. A launch heading onto the Dhaka-Barisal route pushed the trawler as it could not be seen clearly due to thick fog.

The trawler sank in the incident and 10 passengers were missing since then. The rest somehow managed to get on the shore.

OC Rokib Uzzaman said the Coast Guard and Fire Service were working to rescue the missing.