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Fishing vassal with 28 men drowned in Bay

Star Online Report

A fishing vassal with 28 people including captain and fishermen drowned in the Bay of Bengal today.

FV Shahshahil, drowned around 1:00pm about 15 nautical miles off Cox's Bazar, reports our Chittagong correspondent quoting Razibul Islam, a lieutenant commander of Bangladesh Navy.

The vassal drowned due to stormy weather in the sea, said Md Mohiuddin, an official of Ali and Brothers, owner of the vassal.

A rescue ship of Bangladesh Navy was on its way to join rescue operation.

Published: 7:35 pm Friday, February 28, 2014

Last modified: 7:34 pm Friday, February 28, 2014

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