October 2, 2022, 7:10 am

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2021-04-08 17:13:32 BdST

Shitalakkhya launch capsizeErrant cargo vessel seized, 14 held

SKL-3 ship that hit the launch named 'Sabit Al Hassan'

Members of Coast Guard arrested 14 people in connection with the launch capsize on the Shitalakkhya River on Thursday.

Coast Guard also seized SKL-3 ship that hit the launch named 'Sabit Al Hassan'.

Narayanganj Deputy Commissioner Mostain Billah confirmed the news, and said they were detained from Munshiganj.

Thirty five people were killed after the launch Sabit Al Hasan capsized near Shitalakkhya Bridge at Koylaghat of Syedpur area after it was hit and dragged by a tanker.

A total of four probe committees were formed to investigate the incident, so far.

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