Two dead, as many missing after boat sinks in Buriganga River

A woman and a child have died after a boat sank in the Buringanga River in Dhaka on Monday, said officials.

Another two people, including a child, are still missing in the capsize incident reported just after 9am from the capital’s Kamrangir Char.

Emergency responders have recovered the bodies of 29-year-old Rekha and 8-year-old Sanzida, Fire Service’s media cell official Md Raihan told Bangla Tribune.

The two others missing are 27-year-old Shetal and 7-year-old Shafiqul, he said before adding that divers were continuing the search operation.

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