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6 missing in Natore boat capsize

23 Aug 2016, 11:56 | updated: 23 Aug 2016, 13:34

NTV Online

Natore: Six people went missing as an engine-run boat capsized in the River Padma in Lalpur upazila of Natore on Tuesday morning.

The victims are Chander Ali, Arzed Ali, Belal Hossain, Jamrul Islam, Bhasan Ali, and Jamal, all residents of Bilmaria of the upazila, reports UNB.

Additional superintendent of police Anwar Khan said the boat carrying about 50 farmers sank in the river while it was going to Polashir Char from Bilmaria Ghat in the upazila in the morning.

The six went missing after the incident while others managed to swim ashore.

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