Monday, 29 November, 2021
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One drowns, another missing in boat capize in Chandpur

A woman drowned and another  was missing as a boat sank after being hit by a launch in  Meghna River near Dakatia  of Chandpur on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Rojina Begum, 50. The missing was Nasima Begum, 30.

Additional Superintendent of Police Belayet Hossain said the boat sank  after it was hit by Dhaka-bound passenger launch MV Lamia.

Police rushed to the spot and rescued Khadiza and her two-year old son (Abrar), Shah Poran, 7.

Meanwhile, the launch was detained along with its driver, Belayet  confirmed.