Father, son go missing in Karnaphuli River

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A fisherman and his son went missing while fishing in the Karnaphuli River near Evergreen Ghat in Chattogram on Sunday, reports UNB.

They are Tapan Das, 45 and Samir Das,15 of Kolagaon in Patia upazila.

Senior officer of Nandakanan fire service Mohammad Ali said Tapan, his son Samir and another one went to the Karnaphuli River for fishing around 5.00am.

At one stage, Samir fell into the river first and when Tapan jumped into the river to rescue his son after their boat sank.

On information, divers from the local Fire Service rushed to the spot and conducted a rescue operation.