Wednesday 25, May 2022
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Lighter vessel sinks in Bay: 12 missing crew rescued

News Dersk: Twelve crew members went missing as a lighter vessel sank in the Bay of Bengal near Bhasan Char of Noakhali on Saturday.

Captain Kazi Shah Alam, zonal commander of Coast Guard (east zone), said the lighter vessel ‘Sajal-Tanmoy-2’ sank in the Bay, 12 nautical miles off the southern area of Bhasan Char around 9:30am.

Twelve crew members of the vessel remained missing after the incident.

On information, a team of Coast Guard left for the spot but they failed to reach there due to rough sea.

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