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Some passengers missing as speed boat sinks in Bay during nor'wester

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 20th April, 2022 01:42:05 PM
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Several passengers went missing as a speed boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal during a nor'wester on Wednesday morning.

The speed boat carrying 20 passengers heading towards Sandwip Guptachara Ghat from Sitakunda's Kumira Ghat sank due to heavy wind and rough sea during the nor's wester at 9:30am, said Sandwip Upazila Nirbahi Officer Samrat Khisa.

He said another speed boat rescued some passengers of the sunken vessel.

A rescue operation is underway," he said.