Update September 29, 2015

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Woman killed in Buriganga boat capsize

Sumel Sarker

trawler capsize

Woman killed in Buriganga boat capsize

29 September 2015, Nirapad News: A woman was killed and a minor boy went missing as a boat sank in the Buriganga River at the city’s Sadar Ghat on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Laizu Aktar, 25, wife of Md Harun Rashid, a resident of the city’s Badda area.

Officer-in charge of South Keraniganj police station Md Monirul Islam said the boat carrying seven-eight passengers capsized in the evening after it was hit by a trawler at Sadar Ghat, leaving Laizu critically injured and Selim, 6, missing.

Later, Laizu was rescued and sent to Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctors declared her dead.

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