Schoolboy goes missing in the Bay

Staff Correspondent

15th June, 2019 11:04:34 printer

CHATTOGRAM: A schoolboy went missing when he got down in the sea to have bath at Anwara upazila in the district on Saturday.

The victim was identified as Md Minhaz, 15, son of Mohammad Ali of Dharmopur union under Fatikchhari upazila in the district.

He was a class-IX student of a local school at the upazila.

Sources said a group of 15 to16 students including Minhaz came to Parki Sea Beach at Anwara from the Fatikchhari upazila to enjoy leisure time in the morning.

Four of the students got down in the sea to have bath. Of them, two students including Minhaz were washed away by heavy tide at that time.  Though the rest student could save him catching rope of a ship, Minhaz went missing.  

Assistant Director (AD) Jasim Uddin of Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) department said on information, a team of divers rushed to spot and carried out rescue operation till the evening.