Tragedy as 8 people are missing after boat Capsize in Padma river

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Padma Boat carrying 30 people capsize with 8 people still missing and four recovered dead

Tragedy has befallen the people off the coast of Laxmipur as a boat carrying 30 people has reportedly capsize in the Padma river leading to the death of 4 people and 8 missing.

Where did the boat capsize?

The boat capsize in the Padma river, off the coast of Laximpur in Shibganj, Upazila.

Casualties at the Padma RiverĀ 

It was so horrible that the first two people who were recovered dead, are from thesame family. they are 62-year-old Nilufar Begum, the wife of Khairul Islam and her grand daughter, 5-year-old Maisha who is the daughter of of Babu Ali.

The loss was still in the hearts of the people when two more people were recovered dead tater in the evening. They are Asmaul, 5, and his sister Ayesha, 3, children of Fitu Ali of Sadar upazila. What tragedy that a family will have to loose two people at the same time.

What caused Padma boat to capsize?

It was at about 2:15pm, when the boat was moving to Bishrashia from Boglauri of Shibganj upazila, when strong winds took over and the boat was overcome by the waves of the sea, making the boat to capsize.