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Forest guard goes missing in Bagerhat river

 Bagerhat Correspondent

 Published: 07:38 PM, 21 November 2018   Updated: 07:38 PM, 21 November 2018



A forest guard, who went missing after he fell into the Baleshwar River at Shapzela in Sharankhola upazila on Tuesday, could not be traced still Wednesday.

Mahmudul Hasan, divisional forest officer of the Sundarbans East Zone, said Sohel Rana Talukdar, 37, son of MA Hamid of Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar district, slipped into the river from a trawler around 10 pm on Tuesday while performing duty.

As Sohel did not know how to swim, he went missing, Mahmudul said.

Divers from Bagerhat and Khulna launched a rescue operation but they could not rescue him till Wednesday afternoon.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug