Boat capsize in Rangamati: 5 killed, 3 missing
Published: 02:11 PM, 14 February 2020 Updated: 08:44 PM, 14 February 2020
Five bodies were recovered in a separate boat capsize incidents in Rangamati, three children were missing. Police said a tourist boat from Rangamati's Jholanta Setu was capsized at the DC Bungalow area on its way to Subalang on Friday. On receiving the news, locals rushed to rescue.
Five bodies of the victims were later recovered. They are reported to be employees of Chittagong Pacific Jeans Garment.
On the other hand, a boat carrying 53 persons was drowned in the Kolar Dipu area of the Karnaphuli river in Kaptai. Three children are missing in the incident. They are Vinay (5), Tumpa Majumder (3) and Devlila (10). The administration is working to rescue the missing.
Rangamati additional police superintendent Chufiullah said three bodies had been recovered in connection with two separate boats accident. Three are missing.