Wednesday, 12 August, 2020, 6:00 PM
latest
Home Countryside

5 drown in Basail boat capsize

Published : Friday, 31 July, 2020 at 5:36 PM  Count : 284
Our Correspondent

5 drown in Basail boat capsize

5 drown in Basail boat capsize

Five people drowned in a boat capsized in Basail upazila of Tangail on Friday afternoon.

Of the five deceased, four were identified as Taij Uddin, 50, Jamela Begum, 60, and her son Hamidur Rahman Ranu, 35; and Shah Alam 25, residents of Gilabari village in the upazila.

UP member Rubel Miah said the boat was coming to Gilabari from Dhariapur area. The boatman came in touch with an electric line near Gilabari Bazar and the boat sank at that time. 





Later, locals recovered the five bodies from the spot.

Basail Fire Service official Shafiqul Islam said a team of divers there for conducting rescue operation.

MS/GY/LY



« PreviousNext »



Latest News
Most Read News
Editor : Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury
Published by the Editor on behalf of the Observer Ltd. from Globe Printers, 24/A, New Eskaton Road, Ramna, Dhaka.
Editorial, News and Commercial Offices : Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. Phone: PABX 9586651-58; Online: 9513959; Advertisement: 9513663
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],   [ABOUT US]     [CONTACT US]   [AD RATE]   Developed & Maintenance by i2soft