A young man and a young woman simultaneously jumped off the Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge, commonly known as Postagola bridge, into river Buriganga in the capital on Wednesday.
The identity of the duo could not be known immediately.
‘The duo jumped into the river from the bridge around 1:30pm in presence of hundreds of people. Hearing the news, we rushed the spot and have begun rescue operation,’ Fire Service and Civil Defence station officer Md Al Masud told New Age.
He said that the duo remained missing until 3:30pm.
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