Three go missing as trawler capsizes in Jamuna River

Published: August 28, 2018 13:31:55 | Updated: August 29, 2018 12:59:38

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At least three people, including two minors, went missing as a trawler with around 150 passengers on board capsized in the Jamuna River in Char Shivalaya area on Tuesday morning.

The trawler, coming from Kajirhat in Pabna district, sank in the morning when it was heading towards Aricha ghat, UNB reported quoting Habibullah Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Shivalaya Police Station.

All of the passengers accept the missing three managed to swim ashore, he said.

On information, a firefighting unit from Paturia Ghat and a team of divers from the capital rushed in and have started rescue drive, the policeman added.

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