3 dead, 2 children missing as boat capsize in Manikganj...

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3 dead, 2 children missing as boat capsize in Manikganj

 Manikganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:44 PM, 4 August 2020  

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Three brothers and sisters have died on Tuesday afternoon as a boat capsized at Charmastol Charpara area in Daulatpur, Manikganj. Two more children are missing in the incident.

The deceased were identified as Hanufa, her sister Roxana and brother Riazul. The matter was immediately confirmed by Daulatpur police.

Awlad Hossain, a local businessman, said the boat capsized during the storm at Charmastal Charpara Beel. Monir, son of Hanufa’s sister, and Abdul Haque, Hanufa’s husband, were rescued alive. Missing Hanufa’s daughter Mithila and Roxana’s son Shanto are also missing.

He added that the victims were from Abudanga village in Jeonpur village of the upazila. They were going to visit their sister’s house in Charpara village.