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Boat capsize in Teesta

At least eight people went missing after a boat capsized in the Teesta River in Razarhat upazila of Kurigram on Sunday, Agencies report . 

Police and local sources said a boat with 30 passengers onboard sank while it was crossing the river from Kheya Ghat near Burirhart Embankment around 12pm. However, 20 people swam ashore but eight/ten others went missing. 

Krishna Chandra Sarker, officer in charge of Razarhat police station, told Banglanews that almost all passengers swam ashore but eight others went missing. 

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