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Bangladeshi cargo ship sinking in Sunderbans


Kolkata: A Bangladeshi cargo ship which set sail from here with 12 crew members was sinking after developing engine trouble on Sunday night in the Korankhali river in the Sundarbans in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas, police  sources said today.

The ship, M V Haji Saheb, which had left Kolkata port and was bound for Mongla port in Bangladesh had 12 crew members on board, the sources said.

“Technical teams have moved in,” Additional Superintendent of Police (Hqs) Debasmita Das, said.