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Two die, five go missing as boat capsizes in Jamuna

Published : Tuesday, 13 August, 2019 at 11:14 PM  Count : 243
By Akhteruzzaman

Two women died and five others went missing in a passenger boat capsize in the Jamuna river in Sariakandi upazila of Bogura on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahura Khatun, 30, and Amena Begum, 58.

Sabina Akhter, Assistant Superintendent of Bogura Police, said a boat carrying about 50 passengers capsized at Pakuria Char around 11:30 am. 
About 27 passengers were rescued by police and local boats. The rest managed to swim ashore.

The bodies were kept at Sariakandi Upazila Health Complex.

Sariakandi Police Station sub inspector Sukroto Kumar Ghosh confirmed the matter.


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