SUNAMGANJ: Four persons were killed as a boat capsized due to storm in Sona Modol Haor under Dharmapasha upazila of the district on Saturday night.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 35, Nazma Akter, 30, Joya Akter, 6, hailed from Purbadhola and Sabuja Akter, 46, hailed from Barohatta of Netrokona district. They were relatives.
Local Union Parishad Chairman Mokarram Hossain said that a boat carrying eight passengers was moving to Jara village of the upazila and capsized in the area when fell victim to storm.
Four others were rescued by locals, he added.
Officer-in-Charge of Dharmapasha Thana M Payes Alam confirmed the matter to banglanews.
BDST: 2100 HRS, AUG 04, 2012
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