Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

One dies, 3 go missing as speedboat sinks in Bay

A 12-year-old girl died and three people went missing when a speedboat sank in the Bay of Bengal during a storm in Sandwip of Chattogram district on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Anika while those who went missing were identified as –Adifa, Aliva and Saikat.

The speedboat with 20 passengers sank in the sea during storm while heading towards Guptachara ghat in Sandwip from Kumira in Sitakunda, said Zonal commander of Coast Guard East Zone, Captain Kazi Shah Alam.

Coast Guard members recovered Anika’s body after the accident.

Local people managed to rescue 16 other passengers of the speedboat.