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Sandwip people to form human chain in city tomorrow

DHAKA, April 7, 2017 (BSS)- Dhaka-based Sandwip dwellers will form a human chain tomorrow in the city to press home its demand for safe riverine communication across the country and commemorate the loss of lives in the April 2 boat capsize in the Sandwip Channel.

Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu will join the human-chain to be held in front of Jatiya Press Club at 10 am, said a press release here today.

At least 18 people were killed and 10 went missing after a boat, carrying at least 55 passengers, capsized in the Sandwip Channel on April 2.

A six-member probe body was formed headed by Sandwip Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Golam Zakariya to look into the incident, it said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)