Trawler with 100 sinks at Bay, 36 rescued | 24 News | Financial Express

January 29, 2015 10:32 AM

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A trawler (large boat) with more than 100 people on board sank in the Bay of Bengal in Cox’s Bazar district on Thursday.

Police said that it was heading towards Malaysia with illegal immigrants. So far, 36 people have been rescued by passing vessels or local people along with help of the Coast Guard and police. Coast Guard officials said the trawler capsized at Cin Khudiyar Tek under Kutubdia Upazila early Thursday. W...

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