3 siblings drown as boat capsizes in Manikganj

5 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

MANIKGANJ: Three siblings drowned while two others went missing as a boat sank in a waterbody during storm at Charmastul Charpara in Doulatpur upazila on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Hanufa, 37, her sister Roksana and brother Riajul, 25 of Jiyonpur village in the upazila.

The incident took place around 1:45 pm when a boat carrying seven people including the three sank in the waterbody while going to Charmastul Charpara to visit Hanufa’s sister’s house during storm, said Hasmot Ali, inspector of Doulatpur Police Station.