Mother, daughters drowned in Gopalganj
19 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: A woman and her two daughters were drowned when a boat capsized at Matbari Beel (water body) in Maksudpur upazila of the district on Friday.
The deceased were Bithi Bala, 32, wife of Nripen Bala, and their two daughters–Bristi Bala, 8, and Koyel Bala, 5, of Barampalta village under Ujani union of the upazila.
Officer-in-Charge of Maksudpur Thana Azizur Rahman said the boat carrying the family of Nripen capsized in the Beel due to strong storm while going to near village.
Bithi Bala along with her two daughters died on the spot while Nripen along with his son managed to swim ashore.
Police recovered the bodies on Friday evening.