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Indian HC condoles loss of lives in Karatoya boat tragedy

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 26th September, 2022 11:12:20 PM
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Indian HC condoles loss of lives in Karatoya boat tragedy

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High Commission of India, Dhaka has expressed profound shock at the tragic death of 50 people in a boat capsize in Karatoya River in Panchagarh.

“High Commission of India, Dhaka expresses its deepest condolences to the victims who lost their lives in the tragic boat capsizing incident in Panchagarh yesterday. May their soul rest in peace,” Indian HC, Dhaka said in a Facebook post on Monday night.    

It is to be mentioned that at least 50 people, mostly Hindu pilgrims, drowned as an engine-driven boat with about 100 passengers aboard capsized in the Karatoya River in Boda Upazila of Panchagarh on Sunday.

According to local administration, around 40 people are still missing.