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Panchagarh boat capsize: Rescue operation continues

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 11:19, 30 September 2022  
Panchagarh boat capsize: Rescue operation continues

The death toll from the boat capsize in Panchagarh’s Korotoa River reached 69 till Wednesday night.

Assistant Deputy Director of Dinajpur Fire Service and Civil Defense Sheikh Mamabubul Alam said they have continued the rescue operation for the sixth consecutive day on Friday.

Three people have still remained missing, he also said.

The boat carrying 60-70 passengers, including women and children, sank in the middle of the river while heading towards Badheshwar Temple on the occasion of Mayalaya on Sunday (September 25) noon.
 
 

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