Wedding boat capsizes in Jamuna: Woman dies, 2 missing
Published: 17:02 14 August 2019
A woman has been drowned as a wedding boat capsized on the Jamuna River in Kazipur, Sirajganj. Two more were missing in the incident.
The incident took place on Wednesday in the remote Sinnar Char area of Mansur Nagar UP of the upazila. The identity of the victim was not known.
“The boat was going to Sariakandi area of Bogura with a wedding attendant from Sarishabari in Jamalpur. When the boat reached the Sinar Char area, the strong current flow of Jamuna capsized,” said UNO Md Jahid Hasan Siddiqui.
“Seven people went missing. Locals later recovered the body of one. Five swam ashore. Police and fire service personnel are conducting drives to rescue the remaining,” the UNO also said.
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