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Trawler capsize in B'baria: 20 bodies recovered

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 27th August, 2021 08:16:46 PM
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At least twenty bodies have been recovered after a passenger trawler capsized following a head-on collision with another sand loaded trawler at Laiska swamp on Friday afternoon.

Police and fire fighters immediately rushed to the scene and conducted rescue operation.

Hayat-Ud Dowla, deputy commissioner of Brahmanbaria, said that the number of causalities may further rise as the trawler carrying over 100 passengers from Champaknagar ghat of Bijoynagar upazila heading towards Anandabazar and sank under water after stuck with another sand loaded trawler en route to Laiskya swamp this afternoon.