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Five dead as boat capsizes in Rangamati's Kaptai Lake

Friday, 14 February 2020


Five people have drowned after an engine-run boat sank on Kaptai Lake in Rangamati district.

The boat was headed to Shuvolong from the DC Bungalow area on Friday morning when the accident took place, said police.

The identities of the dead could not be known immediately but it is believed that they were all employees of Pacific Jeans Garments in Chattogram, reports bdnews24.

The bodies have been brought to Rangamati General Hospital, said its resident physician Shawkat Akbar.

Rangamati's Additional Superintendent of Police Sufi Ullah also confirmed the matter.