Three siblings drown in Manikganj boat capsize

United News of Bangladesh. Manikganj | Published: 19:48, Aug 04,2020


Three siblings drowned while two others went missing as a boat capsized in a waterbody during storm at Charmastul Charpara in Doulatpur upazila on Tuesday.

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

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

Three siblings drowned in the waterbody while Hanufa’s daughter Mithila, 12, and Roksana’s son Shanto, 11, went missing.

However, Hanufa’s husband Abdul Haque and nephew Monir were rescued.

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