Trawler sinks in Jamuna, 3 missing | 2018-08-29 |

Trawler sinks in Jamuna, 3 missing

Staff Correspondent

29 August, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Three people, including two children, went missing after a trawler capsized in the Jamuna River under Shivalaya upazila in Manikganj on Tuesday morning.

The trawler with around 150 passengers coming from Kajirhat in Pabna sank in the morning when it was heading towards Aricha ghat, said Habibullah Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Shivalaya Police Station.

All but the three missing passengers managed to swim ashore, he said.

On receiving information, a fire-fighting unit from Paturia Ghat and a team of divers from the capital rushed to the spot and started rescue operation, he added.