COX’S BAZAR: The Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued 21 fishermen who were floating in the Bay of Bengal for 15 days as their trawler engine failed in the middle of the sea while fishing, reports UNB.
Lt Commander Abdur Rahman, media officer of the Coast Guard Headquarters,
The fishermen somehow managed to call the National Emergency Service (999) and on information, Coast Guard rescued the trawler including 21 fishermen from the deep sea, he added.
Rahman said, The trawler along with the fishermen will be handed over after discussion with the owner. Initially, the fishermen are being treated and provided with food.”