3 siblings die, 2 children missing as boat capsizes in Manikganj

Sun Online Desk

4th August, 2020 02:38:47 printer

3 siblings die, 2 children missing as boat capsizes in Manikganj

Three siblings drowned while two others went missing as a boat sank in a waterbody during storm at Charmastul Charpara in Doulatpur upazila of Manikganj on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Hanufa, 37, her sister Roksana and brother Riajul, 25 of Jiyonpur village in the upazila.

The incident took place around 1:45 pm when a boat carrying seven people including the three sank in the waterbody while going to Charmastul Charpara to visit Hanufa’s sister’s house during storm, said Hasmot Ali, inspector of Doulatpur Police Station.

Three siblings drowned in the waterbody while Hanufa’s daughter Mithila, 12 and Roksana’s son Shanto, 11 went missing.

However, Hanufa’s husband Abdul Haque and nephew Monir were rescued alive.


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