Bay of Bengal pirates halt fishing

Armed robbery, kidnap and piracy common problems in Bay of Bengal.

Pirates thwart deep sea fishing off Ctg coast

Pankaj Dastider

CHITTAGONG, Jan 11: Fishing in the deep sea off the Anwara and Banskhali coast often remains suspended allegedly due to growing influence of pirates from Kutubdia-Moheshkhali channel.

As many as 50 fishing boats have been robbed off in the Bay of Bengal during a period of last three months, forcing the fishermen to suspend fishing, the fishermen alleged.

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