Three go missing as boat capsizes in Padma

Published: September 20, 2018 19:53:23 | Updated: September 21, 2018 12:31:40

Three people, including a child, went missing after a small boat capsized in the Padma River at Dighi Gohailbari in Sadar upazila from Pabna district.

The missing people are Hashem, Bipul and Naim.

Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Obaidul Haque said a small boat with 11 people on board sank while crossing the Padma River around 2:30pm.

Eight people managed to swim ashore while three others remained missing.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Joynal Abedin said a team of divers from Rajshahi started a salvage operation, reports UNB.

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