Green Line sinking in Kirtonkhola after collision with cargo

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A Dhaka-bound passenger launch from Barisal ‘MV Green Line-2’ is now sinking after a head-on collision with a sand-laden cargo (bulkhead).

The incident took place at Beltola point under Charbaria Union in Kirtonkhola river of Barisal around 3:30pm on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the cargo of ‘MV Masud-Mamun-1’ sank immediately after collusion with ‘MV Green Line-2’ launch.

Green Line sinking in Kirtonkhola after collision with cargo
The launch ‘MV Green Line-2’ is now gradually sinking as a major crack appeared at its hull, witnesses said.

However, the locals managed to rescue all of the passengers on board of the launch with a trawler.

Confirming the matter, Kaunia police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Selim Reza said a head-on collision happened between the sand-laden bulkhead and the Green Line launch but no casualties occurred.

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