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9 die in Arial Khan boat capsize

23 Jul 2016, 13:36 | updated: 23 Jul 2016, 16:11

NTV Online

Nine people, including a child died, and some others went missing as a boat capsized in the Arial Khan River at Jongli Shibpur in Raipura, Narsingdi on Saturday morning.

The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Raipura Police Station Officer-in-charge Ajharul Islam said a boat with an unspecified number of passengers on board capsized in the river in the area due to excessive load when it was going to Banisar Mazar in the morning.

However, some passengers managed to swim ashore.