Friday, January 20, 2012

Trawler with 150 passengers capsizes near St Martin‎

A trawler with about 150 passengers on board, suspected bound for Malaysia for employment, capsized near the Saint Martin's Island in Cox's Bazar Thursday morning.

Coast Guard so far rescued 33 persons while others were feared missing. The rescued persons were kept at the Coast Guard station at Shah Pori Island.

Coast Guard officials said on information of trawler capsize they rushed to Naikhondia area of the Bay of Bengal and rescued 33 passengers. Source