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Two die as launch capsizes in Meghna
Observer Online Report
Published : Tuesday, 13 January, 2015,  Time : 10:03 AM,  View Count : 29
Chandpur: Two people, including a child, drowned and 15 others were injured in a head-on collision between two launches at Boro Station Molehead area in the River Meghna early Tuesday.

Shahana Begum, 65, and her six-year-old son Abrar Shakil, 6, were killed in the collision.

Witnesses said, MV Probhat-9 collided with Dhaka-bound MV Sundarban-8 in the area around 1:30am.

Chandpur General Hospital sources said, Shahana died at Chandpur General Hospital and Shakil died Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

The other injured were admitted to Chandpur General Hospital.

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