Boat capsize: Mother dies while saving her 7-year-old daughter...

Boat capsize: Mother dies while saving her 7-year-old daughter

 Netrokona Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:49 PM, 21 June 2022  

Boat capsize: Mother dies while saving her 7-year-old daughter

Boat capsize: Mother dies while saving her 7-year-old daughter

A 32-year-old housewife died in a boat capsize when she tried to save her seven years old daughter at Kendua in Netrokona.

The incident took place at Jurail village of Naopara union of the upazila around 11am on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Julekha, wife of Haresh Miah of Dakshinpara village.

Sarwar Jahan Kauser, chairman of Naopara Union Parishad, said Julekha went to Jurail Haor in a boat with her seven-year-old daughter Tanzina and sister-in-law Nazmunnahar in the morning. At this time, when the boat capsized in the strong wind, the child Tanzina fell into the water. Julekha later jumped to save the child. After rescuing the girl, the mother drowned. At one stage, her relatives rescued her body.

Kendua police OC Ali Hossain said police had been sent to the spot. Zulekha's husband has left Dhaka for home. Necessary steps will be taken when he arrives.

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