Fisherman drowns in Mahananda River

A fishermen drowned in the Mahananda River while fishing at Barogharia in Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Thursday.


The deceased was identified as Shukuddi, 65, son of Aftab Ali of the upazila.


Shukuddi went to the river by a boat for catching fish in the morning, said Saber Ali, deputy assistant director of Chapainawabganj Fire Service and Civil Defense.


At one stage, he fell into the river from the boat and went missing.


On information, drivers from local fire service rushed to the spot and fished out his body from the river around 10:30 am, said Saber Ali.


Source: United News of Bangladesh