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Boat capsizes on Karnaphuli River, 4 still missing

  • Published at 10:07 pm April 7th, 2019
Birds eye view of a portion of the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong Wikimedia Commons file photo

Eight passengers rescued alive

A boat capsized on the Karnaphuli River on Sunday night.

According to Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence in Chittagong, the boat had 12 passengers on board.

It capsized in the Dangarchar area of the river.

Eight passengers were rescued alive while four are still missing.

Last reported, a Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence team and the Bangladesh Navy are conducting an operation in search of the missing passengers.