Child dies after speedboat sinks in Sandwip channel, 1 missing

A speedboat left by crocodiles sank off the coast of Sandwip due to inclement weather. The accident took place around 9 am on Wednesday.

There were a total of 20 passengers in the speedboat involved in the accident. 17 of them have been rescued till the last news.

A 15-year-old girl was taken to Sandwip’s Swarnadwip Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared her dead. Another boy is still missing.

Confirming the incident, Sandwip police said that a child named Nusrat Jahan Anika (14) died in the speedboat accident. She is the daughter of Alauddin of Mumtaz Sukani’s house in Ward 8 of Magadhara.

According to the locals, the accident took place due to illegal fitness speedboats, incompetent drivers and negligence of the wharf authorities.

Meanwhile, UNO and police OC are currently staying at Swarnadwip Hospital to see the injured. They assured a proper investigation into the incident and stood by the victims.

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