Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia

Piracy in Bay of Bengal is rarely reported, but still ongoing. 

Eyes of 6 pirates gouged out in Hatia

Seven others receive injuries in the mob beating incident

The local fishermen have beat 13 pirates up and gouged out eyes of six in South Bay some 100km away from Nijhum Dweep in Hatia upazila of Chittagong early Thursday.

The identities of the pirates could not be known immediately.

Syed Md Fazle Rabbi, officer-in-charge of Hatia police station told the Dhaka Tribune: “The gang of pirates, numbering 15-20, attacked the local fishermen around 4am, while the fishermen were netting in the South Bay. At one stage of scuffle, the fishermen managed to catch 13 pirates.”

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Source: dhakatribune.com

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