July 29, 2022 15:51:26
July 29, 2022 17:26:39
A trawler carrying cement has capsized in Pandab river of Barishal’s Bakerganj upazila.
The trawler was carrying 1,000 sacks of cement from a factory in Barishal city. It sank after a collision with a sand-laden vessel in the Arsheder Kheya Ghat area of the upazila’s Kalashkathi on Thursday night.
The two men onboard the vessel managed to swim ashore, but one of them suffered minor injuries, according to Bakerganj Police Station chief Alauddin Milan.
He said that the injured person, identified by his first name only as Ripon, has been admitted to the Bakerganj Upazila Health Complex, reports bdnews24.com.
However, the police could not confirm the sunken trawler’s destination.