Five missing in Shitalakkhya river boat capsize

Kalerkantho Online   

24 March, 2018 08:54 AM

Five missing in Shitalakkhya river boat capsize

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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.