70 fishermen with 6 fishing trawlers went missing

went missing

MNA National Desk: About 70 fishermen along with six fishing trawlers of Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong and Kutubdia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district went missing in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday during the severe cyclonic storm ‘Mora’.

The owners of the fishing boats could not communicate yet with the fishermen, reported news agency.

At least seven people were killed in Cox’s Bazar and  Rangamati districts as severe cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ hit Cox’s Bazar-Chittagong coast near Kutubdia on Tuesday morning.

Besides, the cyclone also destroyed hundreds of houses and uprooted many trees in Saint Matin’s Island and Teknaf areas of Coxs Bazar district.