Only the boatman managed to swim ashore
Five people went missing when a boat capsized in the Padma River at Char Nasirpur in Sadarpur upazila of Faridpur on Friday.
The incident took place when the engine-run boat from Nawab Mollar Ghat sank in the middle of the river due to gusty wind while heading towards Char Nasirpur union around 8am, said Purubi Goldar, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Sadarpur upazila.
The missing people were identified as Shahid Miya, 16, Rubel Hossain, 27, of Sadarpur upazila, Shah Abul, 35, Shilon Miya, 38 and Abdur Razzak, 40 of Chuadanga district, reports UNB.
Only the boatman managed to swim ashore.