Saturday, August 23, 2014   

300 Bangladesh migrants rescued by coastguard
(06-11 19:33)

The Bangladesh coastguard rescued a stricken boat in the Bay of Bengal packed with 300 nationals who were trying to flee to Malaysia.
At least four bodies were on board the Malaysia-bound boat, which was being towed to a Bangladeshi island in rough seas.
Bangladeshi coastguard commander Shahidul Islam said that the remaining 300 passengers were safe.--AFP
   
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