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Boat capsize in Kishoreganj: 3 bodies recovered 

District Correspondent  | banglanews24.com
Update: 2020-08-03 13:07:31
Boat capsize in Kishoreganj: 3 bodies recovered  Photo (symbolic)

 

KISHOREGANJ: Three bodies were recovered on Sunday morning after a boat had capsized in Dhanu river at Chowganga union in Maguri area under Itna upazila of Kishoreganj on Sunday evening.

The deceased were identified as Hiramoni, 5, daughter of Barju Mia, hailing from Maguri village of the upazila, Sumaiya, 18, wife of Md Mokhlesh Mia and boatman Hasan Ali, 70, from the same area.

According to locals, the boat carrying some passengers capsized in the Dhanu river caught by a gusty wind while some people were returning to their home from Kurshi village. Three of the passengers went missing following the incident, they added.

Local people, however, rescued eight passengers of the boat alive after the incident.

Mohammad Morshed, officer-in-charge (OC) of Itna Police Station, confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
 
BDST: 1307 HRS, AUG 03, 2020
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