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.