Thirteen passengers manage to swim ashore but four others go missing
Four people have gone missing after a speedboat with 17 people capsized in Agunmukha River in Rangabali, Patuakhali.
The incident occurred on Thursday.
The missing persons are -- Mohibullah, 34, a constable of Rangabali police station, Mostafa, 35, Mohammad Kabir, an NGO worker, and Hasan, 25, an official of Agriculture Bank.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mashfakur Rahman said a crack had developed in the speedboat’s hull while it was on its way to Panipotti.
Thirteen passengers managed to swim ashore but four others went missing, he said.
Divers are trying to locate and rescue the missing passengers, he added.