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Boat with 30 on board capsizes in Turag River

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Gazipur, Sept 23 – A boat carrying at least 30 passengers capsized in the Turag River in Tongi on Saturday night.Witnesses said the boat capsized adjacent to Mautar Ghat while heading towards Pagar around 8:30 pm.
On information, a team of divers of the Fire Service and Civil Defense reached the spot and started the rescue operation, said Khan Ehsanul Alam, station officer of Tongi Fire Service.
However, the divers called off the operation at 10:30 pm as they did not find anyone in the river, said Ehsanul adding all the passengers managed to swim ashore after the incident. – UNB

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