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26 dead in Padma: 6-member probe body formed

Monday, 03 May 2021 | 8:40 am | 63 times

26 dead in Padma: 6-member probe body formed

Madaripur Deputy Commissioner (DC) has formed a six-member investigation committee over the deaths of 26 people in connection with the collision between a speedboat and a sand-laden bulkhead in the river Padma.

The committee was formed on Monday (May 3) making Madaripur DC Dr Rahima Khatun as its head. The committee has been asked to submit its report within three working days.

Madaripur DC Dr Rahima Khatun confirmed the development to risingbd.

At least 26 people were killed and several others remained missing when a speedboat collided with a sand-laden bulkhead in the river Padma on Monday morning. The accident took place around 6.00am in Kathalbari Ghat area near Banglabazar Ferry Ghat at Shibchar of Madaripur.


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