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.
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.