Three fishermen, who went missing after a trawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal off the Barguna coast Tuesday, were found dead on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Ibrahim, 28, son of Hossain Ali, Monir, 22, son of Tota Mia, and Sarwar, 25, son of Abdul Kuddus Munshi of Patharghata Upazila of the district.
On Tuesday, ‘FB Allahr Dan’ with 11 fishermen on board capsized in the Bay off the coast of the South Ashar Char area of Patharghata due to inclement weather, said Golam Mostafa Chowdhury, president of the District Trawler Owners' Association.
The three fishermen went missing while eight others managed to swim ashore.
A rescue team on another trawler launched a search operation and the ill-fated vessel was found off the coast of the Laldiar Char area on Wednesday morning. The three bodies were found inside, he added, reports UNB.