Trader missing as boat sinks in Turag

Dhaka,  Mon,  25 September 2017
Published : 10 Jul 2017, 13:18:05
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Trader goes missing as launch hits boat in Turag River

A trader went missing as a boat capsized in Turag River on Monday after being hit by a launch at Diabari of Kaundia area.

The missing man has been identified as Shawkat Hossain, 27, son of Abdul Halim of the area, reports UNB.

Sub-Inspector Jamal Hossain of Aminbazar Police Outpost said Shawkat along with some other passengers were crossing the Turag river by a small boat (dingy) which sank on the river as a launch Ishrat-1 hit it around 10:00am.

Five of the boat passengers managed to swim ashore while Shawkat remained missing.

The divers of Fire Service and Civil Defence were searching for the missing trader, he said.
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