At least 33 fishing trawlers with 426 crewmembers and fishermen are missing on the Bay of Bengal after they were caught in a sudden storm on Saturday.Frying pan and fire...
Most of the missing trawlers sailed from Patharghata and Kalapara coasts of Barguna and Patuakhali on Thursday.
Meanwhile, pirates allegedly kept 180 fishermen and crewmembers of 15 trawlers hostage after the boats took shelter in the narrow canals of Sundarbans during the Saturday's storm.
Landing the Big One
Monday, July 03, 2006