Search on for seven missing Bengal fishermen

A search is on for seven fishermen, who have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal following the capsize of two trawlers in a storm.

Forty trawlers missing in the Bay of Bengal

Forty trawlers, carrying 640 fishermen, have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal near Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district, an official of the Fishermen Association said on Monday.

5 trawlers seized for straying into Bangla waters: WB minister

Five trawlers with about 70 fishermen on board have been seized for straying into the Bangladesh territory while fishing in Sunderban area during a storm, a West Bengal minister said on Tuesday.