10 bodies recovered as two boats capsized in Goalpara

  • 10 bodies recovered as two boats capsized in Goalpara
18-09-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

In a tragic accident in Goalpara, ten people died including minors after two boats capsized in Sabanjaria river on Sunday. The boat overturned with the passengers falling into the river following a heavy storm.

The deceased have been identified as Amzad Ali, Abdul Karim, Mukaddij Ali, Delika Begum, Rahima Bibi, Selima Yasmin, Sultana Yasmin, Sumia Yasmin, Sharif Khan and Afrija Begum.

Beside the deceased, several other people were injured in the accident and they have been admitted to Goalpara Civil Hospital. According to sources, the accident took place after the people in the boats were returning from watching boat race at Bagularbhita in Meghalaya.

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