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11 rescued from Jamuna after Jamalpur boat capsize

  • Published at 12:01 am August 8th, 2019
Jamalpur map
Map of Jamalpur district Dhaka Tribune

The rest of the passengers are still missing

At least 11 people were rescued from the Jamuna River on Wednesday night, after a boat capsized in the river in Dewanganj upazila, Jamalpur. 

The boat, which was carrying 28-30 people, was heading to Falkarchar from Futani Bazar when it capsized due to bad weather, around 8:30pm.

The rest of the passengers are still missing, sources in the river police in Dewanganj told Dhaka Tribune.

Members of river police along with the locals are currently conducting a search mission in the river to find the missing passengers.