Two brothers drowned as a boat capsize in a beel at Manda upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Mazid, 65 and Rois Uddin, 55, sons of Sharbatullah and resident of Chakdebiram village in Nurullabad union of the upazila.
Md Tarekur Rahman Sarker, inspector (investigation) of the Manda Police Station, said that the boat carrying a group of people including the two brothers sank in Chakkasoba beel due to inclement weather while they were going to Tanore upazila in Rajshahi for enjoying a boat race.
The brothers went missing while others were rescued by locals.
On information, two fire service teams from Manda and Rajshahi fire service went to the spot and retrieved their bodies.