Trawler mishap kills 50 in Bangladesh


Dhaka: At least 50 people died and many more missing after the trawler they were traveling sank in the Shitlakhya River following a hit by ship carrying sand. The unfortunate incident occurred at the Shitlakhya River adjacent to Kaliganj area in Gajipur.
Police along with fire brigade rushed to the area after the incident. Rescue works are going on in a war footing. The authorities are suspecting that many more might have succumbed to the accident after being trapped inside the trawler.
Divers have been deployed in the rescue process. The deceased are mostly workers from a local factory.