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    According to media reports, at least five fishermen were killed by a shipwreck of a trawler in the Bay of Bengal near the coast of Bangladesh.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) At least five fishermen were killed by a shipwreck of a trawler in the Bay of Bengal near the coast of Bangladesh on Sunday, according to media reports.

    The rescuers managed to save two fishermen, while about 10 people more are missing, Xinhua news agency reported.

    The incident occurred 140 kilometers (about 87 miles) away from the port of Mongla, southern Bangladesh. The ship is said to have overset because of the poor weather conditions.

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