An incident of sinking of a cargo trawler took place in Jorkhal area of Meghna, Rajapur, Bhola. Father and son are missing in this incident. And 5 people were rescued alive.
The trawler sank in the strong current of Meghna River in Rajapur of Bhola Sadar Upazila last Sunday night. Bidyut Kumar Ghosh, Inspector of Ilisha Naval Police Station confirmed all this information.
The missing persons are Razzak Sardar and his son Parvez Sardar. All the rescued and missing persons are residents of Barisal’s Mehendiganj Upazila.
Bidyut Kumar Ghosh said that the trawler was going to Mehendiganj in Barisal with perishable goods. After the accident, the naval police went to the spot after receiving the information. But rescue operations could not be conducted due to deep darkness and extreme cold. This morning, the naval police and fire service diving team started the operation to rescue the missing people.