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2 dead, 3 missing after boat sinks in Jamuna

 Bogura Correspondent

 Published: 02:33 PM, 13 August 2019   Updated: 05:26 PM, 13 August 2019

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Two people were confirmed dead and 3 others went missing as a passenger boat capsized in waters off Jamuna river in Sariakandi, Bogura today.

The incident took place at Kalitala Goen Dam in the upazila on Tuesday afternoon. Deceased are- Jahura Khatun and Amena Khatun. But the identity of the missing could not be known.

Sariakandi Police Station SI Subrata said the engine-driven boat heading to Kalitala went down in mid-waters after departing. Two died and three passengers went missing and the rest of them rescued. Locals recovered two bodies.