Location Meghna River, Hatiya upazila
Type of incidents HIJACK / KIDNAP
Lat. / Long. 22:37N – 090:51E
Source: Prothom Alo/ NYA
Date: 04 October 2016, 0000 UTC
Description: Pirates hijacked two fishing trawlers and kidnapped 32 fishermen along the Meghna River in Hatiya upazila. The pirates also looted fish worth approximately USD2,500 before kidnapping the fishermen.
The pirates later released 20 of the fishermen but 12 remain in captivity. N.B. Incident time and location are approximate.
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