Four die as boat capsizes in Bay

Four people were killed when a fishing boat capsized near St. Martin’s Island in Bay of Bengal on Friday night.

Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) sources said 13 people were safely rescued and 8 others were still missing till filing of the report at about 8:30 PM on Saturday.

The mechanized boat carrying 26 fishermen suddenly capsized in the Bay of Bengal last night. Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy are operating rescue operations, the sources said.