Twenty one fishermen were abducted by pirates from Dublarchar area of the Sundarbans in Shoronkhola upazila on June 25 for ransom.They were rescued from Harbaria area of the Sundarbans yesterday.
The fishermen were then taken to the deep forest for ransom. The pirates took three trawlers.
They took their Hilsha fish and their nets. They also took their fuels.
A joined team of Khulna Rab-6, Police of Bagherhat and members of coast guards made the attempt to rescue the abducted fishermen. They have started the drive at midnight and rescued the fishermen in the mornig.
The rescued fishermen were then taken to Shoronkhola police station.