Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

Collision near Ctg port: Two bodies recovered from Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) on Friday morning recovered the bodies of two people who went missing after a lighterage vessel sank near Chattogram Port on Wednesday.

Zonal Commander of BCG East Captain Kazi Shah Alam said the light vessel, named MV Sultan, capsized in the Bay of Bengal following a collision between two ships at

the outer anchorage of Chattogram Port on Wednesday afternoon.

“On information, BCG went to the spot and rescued three people alive. A total of six people went missing following the capsize. We’re working round-the-clock to find the remaining four,” said Alam.

Alam added that the identities of the two victims were yet to be ascertained.