17 miss­ing af­ter In­dian trawler sinks

Fiji Sun - - World News -

Dhaka: Seven­teen fish­er­men were miss­ing on Satur­day af­ter an In­dian trawler sank off the coast of Bangladesh, of­fi­cials said, spark­ing a ma­jor search ef­fort in the Bay of Ben­gal. Two Bangladesh Navy ships and a pa­trol air­craft were de­ployed af­ter a dis­tress sig­nal was sent from a ship trav­el­ling with the sunken fish­ing boat, called Maha Gouri, a Navy of­fi­cial told AFP speak­ing on con­di­tion of anonymity.

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