April 14, 2021, 8:22 am

Staff Correspondent

2021-04-08 14:51:21 BdST

8 trucks burned as ferry catches fire in Meghna

Eight trucks have been burned as a ferry caught fire while crossing the Meghna River in Bhola.

No casualties were reported.

Sujon Kumar Pal, officer-in-charge of Bhola police station chief confirmed the news.

The Bhola-bound ferry named Kalmilota left Lakshmipur with 11 trucks. It caught fire in Meghna River in a point which is the middle of Bholar Char of Bhola Sadar Upazila and Motirhat of Laxipur early hours of Thursday

Staff and passengers were rescued by a fishing trawler.

The firemen rushed to the spot and doused the fire, source said.

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