World Bulletin / News Desk
A steady stream of people including job hunters and asylum seekers leaves Bangladesh and neighbouring Myanmar for Southeast Asia, often with the help of people-smuggling gangs. Accidents are common.
More than 70 people were heading out to sea near Kutubdia island, 415 km (260 miles) southeast of Dhaka, when their wooden boat sank, police said.
The coastguard rescued 33 of them and six of them were taken to hospital, police said.Last Mod: 29 Ocak 2015, 12:00