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Three students die in Dinajpur boat capsize

Published: September 21, 2019 20:26:01 | Updated: September 27, 2019 14:54:02


Two students of Haji Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University and another of Dinajpur Govt Women's College drowned as a boat capsized in Ashura Beel in Nababganj upazila of Dinajpur district on Saturday afternoon, reports UNB. 

The deceased were identified as Ashfak Dipto, a student of Civil Engineering Department, Rafid Hasan of Fisheries Department of the university and Faria Mou, a first year student of Dinajpur Government Women’s College.

Subrata Kumar Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Nababganj Police Station, said the accident took place around 3:45pm when five people including the three students were enjoying a journey by boat in the water body.

Two others- Monowar Hossain and Antu Mia –who were rescued alive were taken to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital.

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