Jubo League leader killed in trawler capsize in Sunamganj

Published: October 22, 2017 14:52:38 | Updated: October 25, 2017 04:21:13


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A local Jubo League leader was killed as a trawler capsized in Khorocher haor in Bishwambarpur upazila of Sunamganj on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Arun Barman from Bahadurpur village and a Jubo League president of Ward No 6 in Fatehpur union.

A trawler with 15 passengers capsized in the haor due to gusty wind, said Mollah Monir, the Officer-in-Charge of Bishwambarpur Police Station.

Although other passengers managed to swim ashore but Arun Barman drowned.

He was taken to Bishwambarpur Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

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