Three siblings drowned while two others went missing as a boat sank in a waterbody during storm at Charmastul Charpara of Doulatpur upazila in Manikganj on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Hanufa, 37, her sister Roksana and brother Riajul, 25, of Jiyonpur village in the upazila.
The incident took place around 1:45pm when a boat carrying seven people including the three sank in the waterbody while going to Charmastul Charpara to visit Hanufa’s sister’s house during storm, said Hasmot Ali, inspector of Doulatpur Police Station.
Three siblings drowned in the waterbody while Hanufa’s daughter Mithila, 12 and Roksana’s son Shanto, 11 went missing.
However, Hanufa’s husband Abdul Haque and nephew Monir were rescued alive, reports UNB.