Navy has handed over 4 fishermen rescued by commercial ships from the deep sea of ​​Bay of Bengal to their relatives through the administration


Bangladesh Navy ship ‘Samudra Joy’ on Thursday (15-02-2024) received 4 fishermen rescued from the deep sea of ​​the Bay of Bengal by the Singapore-bound commercial ship MV RAFFLES PROGRESS and handed them over to the local administration at Cox’s Bazar Inani for the purpose of returning them to their families

. Earlier on February 14, 2024, the commercial vessel rescued 4 fishermen adrift in the accident and informed the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) authorities. On receiving the information, ‘Bangladesh Navy Ship Samudra Jai’, patrolling in the Bay of Bengal, picked up 4 fishermen from the deep sea about 132 nautical miles south of the coast and handed them over to the local administration to deliver them to their relatives after giving them necessary treatment, food and other assistance. It is to be noted that last February 05, 2024, fishing vessel ‘Ma’ went to the sea from Cox’s Bazar No. 6 ghat and on February 09, 2024, the bottom of the boat burst and fell into an accident.

Eleven of the 16 fishermen on board managed to jump overboard and board a nearby fishing boat. Out of the remaining 05 prisoners, 01 is missing. The rescued fishermen are Md Yunus (40), Mohammad Hossain (37), Md Abu Bakar Siddique (40) and Noor Mohammad (33) who are all local residents of Cox’s Baza