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One dead, 2 missing in Jamuna boat capsize

District Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-08-14 2:51:15 PM
One dead, 2 missing in Jamuna boat capsize
Jamuna river, file photo

SIRAJGANJ: A 60-year-old woman has drowned and two others remained missing as a boat carrying a groom and his family members capsized in Jamuna river in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj.

Six others were rushed to hospital after being rescued in battered condition.

Deceased Renu Begum was a resident of Jamuria village under Sarishabari upazila of Jamalpur.

The boat capsized in remote Sinnar Char parts of the river on Wednesday (August 14) noon.

Kazipur Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Zahid Hasan Siddiqui confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

The boat was heading to Sariakandi upazila of Bogura.

However, team of police and fire service launched search & rescue drive, to trace the missing persons.

BDST: 1730 HRS, AUG 14, 2019
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