February 28, 2021, 9:00 pm
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4 killed in trawler capsize in Saint Martins, 6 missing

At least four people were killed as a fishing trawler capsized on the Bay of Bengal in Saint Martins island of Cox’s Bazar on early Saturday.

On information, a Coast Guard team rushed to the spot and managed to rescue 13 of the fishermen.

Coast Guard sources said, there were 23 fishermen in the trawler. Of them, 13 were rescued alive. Four were found dead an six are still missing.

The trawler sank 34.5 nautical miles away from Saint Martin’s lighthouse, the sources added.

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