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Dhaka, Monday   21 October 2019


3 students die in Dinajpur boat capsize

 Dinajpur Correspondent

 Published: 09:47 PM, 21 September 2019  

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Three students drowned as a boat capsized in Ashura Beel in Nababganj upazila on Saturday afternoon. Two of them from Haji Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University and another of Dinajpur Govt Women's College.

The deceased were identified as Ashfak Dipto, a student  of Civil Engineering Department, Rafid Hasan of Fisheries Department of the university and Faria Mou, a first year student of Dinajpur Government Women’s College. 

Subrata Kumar Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Nababganj Police Station, said the accident took place around 3:45 pm when five people including the three students were enjoying a journey by boat in the water body.

Two others- Monowar Hossain and Antu Mia –who were rescued alive were taken to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital.