2 missing in Sherpur boat capsize

2 missing in Sherpur boat capsize

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Dhaka – Two day labourers went missing as a boat capsized in the Old Brahmaputra river in Dakpara area of Sadar upazila in Sherpur on Thursday evening.The missing are Farid Hossain, 26, son of Yusuf Ali, and Shahidul Islam, 25, son of Bahadur Mia, residents of Mollapara village of the upazila.Mostafizur Rahman, sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station, said that the boat carrying 22 day labourers sank in the river due to stormy weather.Two of them went missing although the others managed to swim ashore.A diver team of Mymensingh Fire Service rushed to the spot around 10:00 am on Friday and continued rescue operation till 2:00 pm, but they couldn’t trace the missing, he added.UNB news agency

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