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3 die as trawler capsizes in Barishal, 2 missing

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 23rd February, 2022 01:39:42 PM
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Three people died when a trawler capsized after being hit by a passenger launch in Barisal early Wednesday.

Details of the deceased, hailed from Sirajganj, could not be known yet.

The bodies were recovered from Arial Khan river near Nalchar area in Sadar upazila on Wednesday. Two people are still missing after the incident.

The launch hit the Charmonai mehfil-bound trawler carrying 45 people at 12:00am, said Khorshed Alam, Station Officer of Barisal Naval Fire Service.

Rescue operation is underway, he said.