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2 workers drown, 1 student missing in Sylhet boat capsize

Sylhet Office : Two workers drowned as a sand-laden boat capsized in the Dhalai River in Companiganj upazila of the district.

Companiganj thana police recovered the bodies from the river in Rajnagar upazila of Moulvibazar on Sunday (July 7).

The deceased were identified as Nayeed Hossen, 18, son of Abu Taher of Vatertek village of Bishwamvarpur village and Jamir Hossen, 15, Abu Shyama.

Hasanur Rahman Abir, son of Motiur Rahman, of Chowkidekhi area of Sylhet went missing. He was a student of Civil Engineering Department at Leading University in Sylhet.

“Divers are working in search of Hasanur Rahman Abir,” said, Md. Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Companiganj police station.

The boat sank at night due to heavy load. Two workers-Nayeem and Jamir were asleep.

 

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