Two die, six missing as boat carrying wedding party capsizes in Jamuna | 2019-08-14

Two die, six missing as boat carrying wedding party capsizes in Jamuna

Sun Online Desk

14th August, 2019 03:18:31 printer

Two die, six missing as boat carrying wedding party capsizes in Jamuna

Two people were killed and six others went missing as a boat carrying wedding party capsized in Jamuna river in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj on Wednesday noon.

The identities of the deceased and missing people could not be known yet.

The incident took place at remote Sinnar Char area of Mansur Nagar union of the upazila this noon.

Md Jahid Hasan, Upazila Nirbhahi officer (UNO) said that Bogura-bound wedding boat from Jamalpur capsized in the mid-river, leaving eight people of the boat missing.

Later, locals retrieved two people dead but six others remained missing, he said.

Members of Fire Service and Police conducting rescue operation to rescue the missing people.


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