Two missing as boat capsizes in Padma River
Published : Friday, 25 September, 2020 at 9:32 PM Count : 206
Two people including a student of Rajshahi University (RU) went missing as a boat capsized in the Padma River near Harupur area in Rajshahi on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Suchona, a student of RU, and a schoolboy Rimon.
An engine-run boat carrying 15 persons capsized when they were on a pleasure trip in the river in the afternoon, said Fire Service and Civil Defence assistant director Zakir Hossain.
Later, a diver team rescued 13 of those in association with the local people.
Of the rescued, two were admitted to the Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital.