Fishing boat sunk by merchant vessel, 1 dead 26 missing, Bay of Bengal
Merchant vessel hit the Bangladeshi fishing boat with at least 29 crew and passengers on board early Nov 28 some 30 nm south of St. Martin Island, Bangladesh, Bay of Bengal. Boat sank, 2 fishermen were rescued, 1 recovered dead, 26 missing. Merchant vessel didn’t stop and sailed away. According to Bangladesh media, the vessel in question was either mv Basundhara-4 or mv Basundhara-8, en route to Singapore. No vessel found on vessel or vessels under the name Basundhara.