A couple drowned and their minor daughter went missing when a boat overturned in the Titas River due to strong current in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Riyad, 30, son of Dulal Mia of Kaitala, Riyad’s wife Liza Akter, 25. The couple’s only daughter Maria, 7 went missing.
Nure Alam, inspector of Nabinagar police station, said the couple along with their child went for a boat ride in the river.
When the boat reached Bhairabnagar-Khulia point of the river, it capsized in swift current.
Three people managed to swim ashore while Riyad, Liza and Maria went missing.
Later, local people recovered the bodies and sent those to the local hospital.