Women dies in Khulna trawler capsize

An elderly woman was died and two others sustained injuries as a trawler capsized in Chunkuri river at Chalna Kheya ghat in Dakop upazila on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Saleha Begum, 60, wife of Edu Sana, a resident of Joynagar village of the upazila.

Quoting witness, police said the trawler carrying around 40 passengers sank in the river shortly after it started journey for its destination from the ghat area around 1:30pm, reports UNB.

Most of the passengers managed to swim ashore.

Local people rescued three women from the river and took them to upazila health complex where doctors declared Saleha dead.

The injured were Rijiya Begum, 55 and Arifa Begum, 20.

Source : dailysun

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