Five missing as trawler sinks in Bay
Five fishermen went missing after a trawler carrying them capsized in the Bay at Padia in the district early yesterday.
The missing fishermen are Abdur Rahim, Jamal, Alamgir, Yeasin and Kamal. They all are from Patharghata upazila.
District Trawler Owners' Association sources said the trawler 'FB Rahima' with 18 fishermen aboard was caught in strong wind and sank in the Bay.
Later, another trawler 'FB Monir, rescued 13 fishermen, while five others remained missing.
Mostofa Chowdhury, president of the association, said drive is going to rescue the missing fishermen.