2 labourers killed in Sunamganj boat capsize

2 labourers killed in Sunamganj boat capsize

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Dhaka – Two labourers were killed as a limestone-laden trawler capsized in the Bholai River at Dakkhinkul village of Tahir upazila in Sunamganj district in sylhet early Monday.The deceased were identified as Tohadur Rahman, 20, son of Abul Kashem, and Sanjib Das, son of Robi Das of the village.Md Hanif, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Tahirpur Police Station, said four workers came to the village with the boat loaded with limestone from Bagli customs station on Sunday night,UNB news agency reportedThey anchored their trawler at a ghat of the river for staying overnight.However, the boat sank in the early hours due to rain and overloading.Although two other workers managed to swim ashore, Tohadur and Sanjib went missing.On information, police rushed in and fished out the bodies from the river around 10 am, added the OC.

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