Boat capsizes in Bengal.



Anil Kumar Roy, SDPO of Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas, reported

“We have recovered nine bodies. One person is still missing. Search operation is going on with the help of Coast Guard."

Source: Hindustan Times.


The capsized trawler was spotted and towed to the coast by at least five to six other trawlers during the search and rescue operation, claimed by the police.


Nine people were killed when a trawler carrying 10 fishermen overturned in the Bay of Bengal off the West Bengal coast early. Police recovered nine bodies from the trawler though one person is still missing.


The trawler capsized around 25-30 km off the Bakkhali-Frazerganj coast. The capsized trawler was spotted and towed to the coast by at least five to six other trawlers during search and rescue operations.


“It is yet to be ascertained how the trawler capsized. An investigation is going on.”

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