A witness said at least 35 passengers were on the trawler
Three children went missing after a trawler capsized on the Karkhana River in the Bakarganj upazila on Sunday.
The identities of the missing could not be known immediately.
Bakarganj police station Officer-in-charge Md Masuduzzaman said the trawler was anchored near the DC road to carry passengers to Kobai union when a chunk of soil from the river bank suddenly fell on it, causing the boat to capsize.
He confirmed that three children were missing from the incident.
A witness said at least 35 passengers were on the trawler.
OC Masuduzzaman also said a rescue operation was initiated immediately after the incident.