Jamuna boat capsize: Bodies of 2 sisters recovered

Sun Online Desk

9th June, 2021 03:06:50 PM printer

Jamuna boat capsize: Bodies of 2 sisters recovered

The bodies of two sisters have been recovered after an engine-run boat sank in the Jamuna river in Sirajganj's Chauhali upazila on Tuesday evening.

The deceased were identified as Tahmina Khatun, 4 and her 4th month-old sister Tasliam, daughters of Manirul Islam, hailing from Panchbangla village in Shahjadpur upazila.

Another person is still missing after the incident.

According to locals, the Shahjadpur-bound jackfruits-laden boat carrying 15 passengers capsized in the mid-river caught by a gusty wind near Chauhali Janata High School, leaving three people missing.

Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chauhai Police Station, confirmed the matter.


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