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  1. Six drown as trawler sinks in Meghna River in Bangladesh

Six drown as trawler sinks in Meghna River in Bangladesh

At least six people, including four children drowned and 20 went missing as a trawler carrying 50 passengers capsized in Meghna river on Thursday.

By: | Published: June 11, 2015 7:47 PM

At least six people, including four children drowned and 20 went missing as a trawler carrying 50 passengers capsized in Meghna river on Thursday.

The dead, according to the Daily Star, have been identified as Ayesha Khatun, 65, Jesmin, 22, Rupa, 3, Tanju, 3, Tahmina, 3, and Mishu, 2.

All of them were residents of different villages in Monpura upazila.

The Ramnewaj-bound trawler coming from Kalatoli sank near Dhal Char around 11.30 a.m. during a storm.

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