A married couple went missing while they were taking bath in Padma River at Goalanda upazila in Rajbari on Sunday.
The missing persons were identified as Md Emon, 22 and his wife Anjuman Ara, 19.Confirming the incident, Abdur Rahman, a station officer of Goalanda Fire Service and Civil Defense, said, “The couple went missing hours after they went to bath in the Padma River at around 1:30 pm.”
He also informed that they were swept away by the strong current of the river. Locals have failed to rescue them despite their efforts.
Later, fire service personal have reached the spot and started a rescue drive, Abdur Rahman said.