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Two missing as boat capsizes in Padma River

Published : Friday, 25 September, 2020 at 9:32 PM  Count : 206

Two missing as boat capsizes in Padma River

Two missing as boat capsizes in Padma River

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.


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