12 die as trawler carrying illegal migrants sinks in Bay

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At least 11 people have died as a trawler carrying more than 60 Rohingyas capsized near Saint Martin’s Island in the Bay of Bengal.

The incident of capsize took place early Tuesday when they were heading towards Malaysia.

Bangladesh Coast Guard’s Teknaf Station Commander Lt Col Sohel Rana confirmed the figures of death.

Fifty Rohingyas were also rescued in the incident, he added.

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