Lighter ship sinks in Karnaphuli River

Sun Online Desk

8th July, 2020 01:32:55 printer

Lighter ship sinks in Karnaphuli River

A lighter ship carrying 2,200 tonnes of scrap sank in Karnaphuli River at Sadarghat area Chattogram Port after it clashed with a buoy early Wednesday.

The ship named MV Barnia Prince-2 sank at around 1:30am, Belayet Hossain, proprietor of Nippon Shipping Trading.

Two private companies -- Genuine Enterprise and Air Enterprise – reached the spot at around 10:00am and are working to rescue the ship.


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