Two friends jumped into the Surma River from a bridge at Tukerbazar in Sylhet on Friday, leaving one missing.
The victim is Abdus Samad, 18, son of late Shamsul Haq of Bagbari Naria area in Tukerbazar.Quoting witnesses, assistant sub-inspector of Jalalabad Police Station Mohiuddin said Milon and Samad went to visit the Surma Bridge in the afternoon.
Later, both of them jumped into the river after having a bet. Milon managed to swim ashore but Samad went missing, he said.
Meanwhile, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Jedan Al Musa said firefighters rushed in and launched a rescue operation.