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30 missing as boat sinks in Jamuna

 Sirajganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:59 PM, 26 May 2020  

30 missing as boat sinks in Jamuna

30 missing as boat sinks in Jamuna

A boat carrying more than 50 passengers sank in the Jamuna river at Enayetpur of Chauhali upazila in Sirajganj. The accident took place around 2 pm on Tuesday.

In this incident, the bodies of two people have been recovered while at least 30 people are missing. Police and fire service personnel have launched an operation to rescue the missing.

Confirming the matter UP Nazrul Islam said the boat was carrying more than 50 passengers and heading to Chauhali from Anayetpur when it capsized around 1:30 pm in the area. At this time some people able to come ashore after swimming. Police and fire service personnel are working to rescue the missing in the incident.

Chowhali UNO Dewan Moudud Ahmed said he had heard of boat capsize.

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