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4 dead, 8 missing as boat capsizes in Padma

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 29th September, 2021 04:55:54 PM
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4 dead, 8 missing as boat capsizes in Padma
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At least four people drowned and 8 others went missing as a boat carrying 40 passengers capsized in Padma river in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Wednesday.

Two of the deceased were identified as Lilimon Begus, 62, wife of Khairul Islam and her grandson Siamer, 8.

The incident took place at Paka Union of the upazila at around 2:15pm.

Confirming the news, officer-in-charge of Shibganj Police Station Farid Hossain said firemen are conducting rescue operation.