Sirajganj, Aug 14 (UNB) – A woman was found dead and two others went missing after an engine boat sunk with 31 passengers on board in the Jamuna River in Sinnarchar area at Kazipur here on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Renu Khatun, 60, wife of Javed Tarafder of Drutai village of the district.
Lutfor Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Kazipur Police Station, confirmed that an engine boat with 31 passengers set out from Sarishabari of Jamalpur and sank in Sinnarchar area due to strong current.
Two unidentified people remained missing in the incident, OC claimed. Fire Service and police have been conducting rescue mission, he added.
Kazipur Upazila Nirbahi Officer Jahid Hasan said he visited the area.