A group of 12 students went for a visit to Banktown area near the river on Saturday morning
Three students of Dhanmondi Ideal College have gone missing after they went for a bath in Dhaleshwari River in Savar.
The incident occurred at Banktown area near Savar on Saturday afternoon. A team of Fire Service has reached the spot and started the rescue operation.
The missing students are: Mehedi, Akash and Rajon.
Classmate of the three, and local Fire Service sources said, 12 first-year students of Dhanmondi Ideal College in Dhaka came for a visit to Banktown area in Savar on Saturday and went swimming in Dhaleshwari River.
Four of them swam to the middle of the river. Although one student managed to make it to the river bank, three have remained missing.
Senior officer of Savar Fire Service Station Liton Ahmed said soon after hearing the incident, a team of fire service rushed to the spot to start the rescue operation.