5 still missing, 6 more rescued in Jamuna boat capsize

Published : 08 Aug 2019, 12:56

Sahos Desk

Five people still remained missing in Jamuna boat capsize that took place in the river in Dewanganj upazila of Jamalpur yesterday.

However, six out of eleven missing persons were rescued from Prajapatir Char of the Jamuna river on Thursday morning.

Nur Uddin Oli, station officer of Jamalpur Fire Service and Civil Defense confirmed the updates on around 10:00am today.

Earlier, a boat with some 27 passengers on board capsized in the Jamuna river on Wednesday night.

Police with the help of locals immediately rescued 16 people and 11 others remained missing.

Source: dailysun

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