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2 barges capsize, crew rescued

All the crew members on both barges were rescued and taken to local government hospitals
MV Tofa Tarif-4 sank at C Tangrar Char between Kulpi and Nischindipur around 8.30am on Thursday, while MV Dhruv Rupanti sank near the Kakdwip tower in the afternoon.

A Staff Reporter   |   Calcutta   |   Published 10.04.20, 08:56 PM

Two Bangladeshi barges, one of them carrying fly ash and the other aluminium, headed for Bangladesh, capsized in separate places in South 24-Parganas on Thursday.

MV Tofa Tarif-4 sank at C Tangrar Char between Kulpi and Nischindipur around 8.30am on Thursday, while MV Dhruv Rupanti sank near the Kakdwip tower in the afternoon.

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All the crew members on both barges were rescued and taken to local government hospitals, where they have been kept in isolation from other patients.



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