Kushtia, Oct 12 (UNB) – A fisherman went missing as a boat sank in the Padma River due to strong current at Boiragichar Bazar in Doulatpur upazila on Thursday.
The missing fisherman is Shahabul Islam, 42, son of Amirul Islam of East Philipnagar area.
AKM Fazlul HaqKabiraj, chairman of Philipnagar union, said Shahabul and his cousin Hamidul went to the river for catching fish around 3:30 am.
At one stage, the boat carrying them sank in the rivert. Hamidul managed to swim ashore while Shahabul remained missing.