New Delhi: 26 dead as dispatch overturns after crash with cargo vessel in Bangladesh, In any event, 26 individuals kicked the bucket after a little dispatch extending 100 travellers overturned in the wake of slamming into a loaded vessel in Bangladesh’s Shitalakkhya waterway, as per a media report on Monday. The episode occurred on Sunday evening at Narayanganj locale, around 16 km southeast of Dhaka.
While five bodies were recuperated on Sunday, the Navy, Coast Guard, fire administration and police recuperated a sum of 21 bodies on Monday, the Dhaka Tribune detailed.
The traveler vessel, ML Sabit Al Hasan, sank in the wake of slamming into the freight transport, SKL-3, at the mouth of the Syedpur Koyla Ghat on the Shitalakkhya River in Munshiganj. Police and spectators said the freight vessel ran away from the area after the impact, it said.
The dispatch was in transit Munshiganj, the report said.
A seven-part board of trustees headed by Additional District Magistrate (ADM) has been framed to examine the episode, Narayanganj Deputy Commissioner Mustain Billah said.
The region organization will give a remuneration of Tk25,000 (USD 296) to every one of the perished’s family for the internment interaction, he added.
The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has additionally framed a four-part to test the accident, the report said.
The dispatch had an expected 150 travellers. Port Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Deepak Chandra Saha affirmed that 50-60 of them had the option to swim in the two banks, yet three of them must be hurried to the medical clinic.
Narayanganj District Deputy Director of Fire Service and Civil Defense Abdullah Al Arefin said because of the tempest, they were late in beginning the salvage work. The salvage work is as yet continuous, he said.