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Teen tourist goes missing in Bay of Bengal, Coast Guard starts search operation

Teen tourist goes missing in Bay of Bengal, Coast Guard starts search operation

A 16-year-old tourist went missing in the Bay of Bengal while taking bath at Inani Royal Tulip point in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday, police said.

The missing tourist has been identified as Abdullah, son of Colonel Shaheed.

Additional superintendent of Cox’s Bazar Tourist Police, Rezaul Karim, said Abdullah and his parents came to visit Cox’s Bazar.

"At 11am, he was swept away by the strong current while taking bath in the sea with his family members”, said Rezaul.

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard started search operation in the area.