Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Lighter vessel sinks in Bay: 12 missing crew members rescued

Twelve crew of a lighter vessel who went missing after a lighter vessel sank in the Bay of Bengal near Bhashanchar of Noakhali district were rescued alive on Saturday.

“On information, a rescue ship of Bangladesh Navy was sent immediately to the spot but some private ships nearby had rescued the crew before it reached,” said Abdul Momin, media officer of the Navy told UNB.

‘Sajal-Tanmoy-2’  a lighter vessel carrying coal sank in the Bay of Bengal, 12 nautical miles off the southern area of Bhashanchar around 9:30 am.