Kidnapped fishermen rescued

More maritime woes off Bangladesh.

14 abducted fishermen rescued in Sundarbans

Members of Forest Guard rescued 14 abducted fishermen and seven fishing boats following a gunfight with forest robbers in Gatar Khal area of Katka sanctuary in the Sundarbans in Bagerhat on Saturday, reports UNB.

A Forest Guard team was conducting regular boat patrol in Gatar Khal (Cannel) around 1:30pm. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, robbers opened fire on them, forcing the Forest Guard members to retaliate that triggered a gunfight, said divisional forest officer (DFO) of Sundarbans east zone Mahmudul Hasan.

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