Four missing as boat capsizes in Padma

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 12:25, May 01,2017


Four people went missing as a boat capsized in the River Padma in Dargapara area of Rajshahi city on Sunday evening during a storm.

Three of the missing people were identified as Sarwer Hossain Rafiq, 45, Robin, 28, and Asadul, 45.

Shahdat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Boalia police station, said the boat carrying six passengers sank in the river around 7:00pm as a nor’wester lashed the district.

Two passengers swam shore while four others went missing.

Divers of fire service started rescue operation on Monday morning, added the police official.

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