4 cops hurt in trawler capsize
Munshiganj: Four members of River Police were injured as their trawler capsized in the Dhaleshwari River at Muktarpur in Sadar upazila of Munshiganj after being hit by a lighter ship on Wednesday night, reports UNB.
Additional police super of the district Abdul Halim said a four-member team of Muktarpur river police camp was patrolling the river in a trawler.
However, the vessel sank near Shah Cement Factory at about 8:45pm after the Chandpur-bound lighter ship hit it.
The four policemen jumped into the river and managed to swim ashore, Muktarpur river police camp in-charge sub-inspector Yunus Ali said, adding that they received injuries in the incident.
They also lost three shotguns in the incident, said the police.