Mozena condoles deaths in launch capsize

US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan Mozena on Friday expressed his deep shock at the loss of lives in launch MV Miraj-4 sinking in Meghna River in Munshiganj.

“On behalf of everyone at the US Embassy, I offer my sympathies and prayers to the victims, their families, and the people of
Bangladesh,” he said in a message.

The US envoy appreciated the efforts given by many first responders who are assisting with rescue and recovery operations.

Earlier, the Sureshwar-bound launch, ‘MV Miraj-4’, carrying over 200 passengers sank near Gazaria Launch Ghat in the Meghna on Thursday afternoon after it was caught by a violent storm.