** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

12 sailors rescued from sunken vessel in Bay

09 March 2016

Chittagong Bureau :
A rescue team of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) rescued 12 sailors from a sunken lighter vessel in the Bay of Bengal on Monday and Tuesday morning. The cement clinker laden lighter vessel MV Khan & Sons-1 sank at outer anchorage of the Port after collision with a foreign vessel on Monday night.
Port Rescue Team rescued four sailors on Monday night at about 11pm and another eight the next morning, Deputy Conservator of CPA said.  Sources said that, the lighter vessel sank after collision with another vessel.   
After sensing the news of the capsize of lighter vessel, Port Rescue Team rushed to the spot and immediately rescued four sailors. The lighter vessel is owned by Olympic Cement Industry, sources said.

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