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Youth dies in Buriganga boat capsize

Senior Correspondent |
Update: 2018-06-14 12:37:52 AM
Youth dies in Buriganga boat capsize
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KERANIGANJ (DHAKA): A young man died in a boat capsize in Buriganga river in Keraniganj river Wednesday night (June 13).

The deceased was identified as Mazedul Huq, 23, a resident of Rayerbagh area of Dhaka.

Fire Service Headquarters Duty Officer Ataur Rahman told Banglanews that a dinghy boat capsized with six passengers on board, around 8:30pm.

Five of the passengers managed to swam ashore. Mazedul went missing.

Afterwards, divers of the fire service unit scoured the river and recovered the body.

The body was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where the on-duty physician pronounced Mazedul dead.

DMCH police outpost Sub-Inspector (SI) Bacchu Mia said that the body was kept at the morgue, for an autopsy.

BDST: 1036 HRS, JUN 14, 2018

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