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17 killed as boat capsizes in Netrokona

District Correspondent |
Update: 2020-08-05 15:25:40
17 killed as boat capsizes in Netrokona Rescue operation underway, Photo collected

NETROKONA: At least seventeen people were killed as a boat capsized at a haor in Madan upazila of Netrokona on Wednesday (August 5).

Two peope also went missing following the incident occurred in Uchitpur area of the upazila around 11:30 am.

Of the deceased, two were identified as- Lubna Akhter, 10, and Julfa Akhter, 7, both daughters of Wares Uddin from Charshita union. The identities of 15 other male victims could not be known yet.

Netrokona Fire Service Duty Officer Sajal Karim confirmed the matter to Banglanews. 

He said bodies of 17 victims have been recovered. Moreover, 30 people have been rescued alive following the incident.

BDST: 1524 HRS, AUG 05, 2020

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