Munshiganj female UP member killed in speedboat accident

A union parishad member was killed and ten others injured when a speedboat turned turtle after being hit by a ferry at Shimulia Ghat in Munshiganj on Sunday, reports UNB.

The deceased is Sufiya Begum, 60, a member of Hashara Union Parishad in Srinagar upazila and wife of Selim Sheikh of Hashara village.

Liakat Ali, officer-in-charge of Louhajang police station, said a speedboat carrying 18 passengers turned turtle after being hit by a ferry while heading to Kathalbari from Shimulia Ghat around 9:15 am, leaving Sufia killed and injuring ten others.

Khandaker Shah Mohammad Khaled, assistant general manager of BIWTC Shimulia Ghat, said the other passengers of the speedboat were rescued.

Prothom Alo

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