2 killed in Gazipur boat capsize

Sun Online Desk

10th August, 2020 12:16:58 printer

2 killed in Gazipur boat capsize

Two people, including a child, were killed as a boat capsized in a haor at Betua area under Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Oliullah, 36, son of Riaz uddin, hailing from Uttargaon area of the upazila and Maria, 6, daughter of Nazmul Haque, from the same area.

Moazzem Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Kaliganj police, said the boat carrying them sank in the middle of the haor when they were crossing it.

Later, locals retrieved them and taken to Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared them dead.