The death toll from the launch that capsized in Shitalakkhya River in Narayanganj increased to five with at least 20 passengers still missing.
At least two women went missing after a passenger trawler capsized in the Shitalakkhya river of Narayanganj's Rupganj upazila Wednesday night
The government lunched circular waterbus services in Buriganga with much enthusiasm in 2004 . In a sense this project is almost dead. Eleven out of 12 waterbuses lie idle and one carries passenger ...
The main cause of the accidents on the river Shitalakshya is that the river has drastically narrowed down. Then there is the reckless speed of the vessels, the pillars of the under-construction ...
According to the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, the river Shitalakshya was 780 meters wide at the estuary in 1960 and narrowed to 360 meters in 2020
There is a need to improve naval traffic management to avoid potential accidents in other parts of the country, including that part of the Shitalakshya river
The death toll in Narayanganj launch capsize has rose to 34 as five more bodies were recovered from the river on Tuesday