At least five people went missing after a boat carrying 12-14 passengers capsized in Shitalakkhya River under Narayanganj on Friday night.
The boat capsized in the river following a collision with a cargo vessel at South Rupsa area in the river anytime in the night.
Private TV channel News24, a sister concern of the Bangla daily Kalerkantho, has confirmed the news.
Rupganj Police Station Duty Officer Sub-Inspector Humayun told Kalerkantho English that nine passengers of the boat managed to swim ashore.
“A team of police has been sent to the spot,” the SI further said.