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2 die in Noakhali trawler capsize


Dhaka – Two people, including a minor boy, died as a trawler capsized in the Meghna River in Hatiya upazila after hitting a hidden shoal in Noakhali on Tuesday.Local people said the trawler with 50 passengers on board hit a hidden shoal and sank in the river while going to Ramcharanghat area around 1:30 pm, leaving 10 passengers injured,UNB News Agency Reported.Local people with several boats rushed to the spot and managed to rescue the passengers.Of the injured, two people-Yeasir Arafat Badsha, 10, son of Ali Hossain of Rasulpur Boyarchar and Arif Hossain, 30, of Char Amanullah village, were rushed to Hatiya Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead, said Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Dr Shahidul Islam.


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