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Launch capsized in Shitalakshya

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 19:17, 4 April 2021   Update: 20:42, 4 April 2021
Launch capsized in Shitalakshya

A launch carrying more than 50 passengers capsized in the Shitalakshya River on Sunday evening (April 4).

The launch capsized in Koylaghat area of Narayanganj.

Confirming the matter, Bandar police station Dipok Chandra Shaha said rescue operation is being delayed due to stormy weather.

On the other, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) (BIWTA) authority suspended all types of water vessels services from Sadarghat launch terminal in Dhaka due to stormy weather.