Woman, daughter killed in Sunamganj boat capsize

Woman, daughter killed in Sunamganj boat capsize

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A woman and her daughter were killed when a boat capsized at Matian Haor in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district on Monday night.The deceased were identified as Nazma Begum, wife of Sohel Miah of Khalahati village in the upazila, and their daughter Binti.Locals said the boat carrying Sohel’s family members capsized in the haor (wetland) around 8:00 pm after it was caught in a storm while returning home from Sadar upazila.Sohel and his seven-year old son managed to swim ashore.Later, local people recovered the bodies of Nazma and Binti from the river.Officer-in-charge of Tahirpur Police Station Shahidullah confirmed the incident. -UNB, Sylhet

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