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Dredger sinks in Sound: One dead body recuperated

Dredger sinks in Sound: One dead body recuperated

Nazmul Hasan Nirob:

Individual laborers this evening (October 25, 2022) recuperated a body while seven others were all the while missing and dreaded dead as they stay missing since the previous evening (October 24, 2022) after a dredger sank in the Sandwip channel of the Cove of Bengal in Chattogram's Mirsharai upazila.

The casualty was distinguished as Al Amin (20), reports our Chattogram staff journalist citing Mirsharai Upazila Nirbahi Official Md Minhazur Rahaman.

The UNO said individual laborers initially found the drifting body, close to where the dredger was sunk and recuperated it at around 9:00pm.

He added that the jumpers of Fire Administration and Common Safeguard, had some time off from search activity as they have been directing the drive since the mishap happened.

China Harbor Designing Organization, which is attempting to set up the financial zone at Mirsharai, will sent a towing boat to the spot to bring the dredger shorewards, the UNO said.

Prior on the previous evening at around 9:30pm, the dredger - Saikat 2 - - sank and from that point forward they are missing, UNO Minhazur said.

Imam Hossain Patwary, station official of Mirsharai Fire Station said their jumpers went submerged a few times yet couldn't enter the dredger as its entry stalled out.

"For this, we can't say without a doubt the number of individuals that were caught inside or kicked the bucket," he said.

The missing laborers are Shaheen (37), Imam, (22), Tareq (20), Mahmud (26), Jakaria (29), Alam (35), and Jahid (27). They generally hailed from Patuakhali locale.

There were seven dredgers secured in the Sandwip channel. The laborers of the dredger were working under the project worker at Bangladesh Product Handling Zone Authority (BEPZA), said the UNO.

The laborers of the excess six dredgers got back to a protected spot following Typhoon Sitrang admonitions yesterday evening, he added.

Around then, there were nine laborers installed Saikat-2. One of them left the dredger, yet the other eight specialists didn't.

Bangladesh Coastguard (east zone) Media Official Lt Al Amin said they began the pursuit activity around 1:00pm today. Fire administration jumpers are likewise working there.

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