4 tourists missing in Moinot Ghat, Cox’s Bazar

In separate incidents, four tourists went missing in Moinot Ghat in Dohar of Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar sea beach on Tuesday, reports UNB.

At Moinot Ghat, two college students and their university-going friend went missing while swimming in the Padma river around 5:00pm, said officer-in-charge of Dohar police station Sirajuddin.

However, the identity of the missing was yet to be known, he said, adding that divers were searching for them.

In Cox’s Bazar, a teenage boy went missing in the bay near the Laboni Point of Cox’s Bazar Sea Beach around 10:00am, said senior assistant police super of Cox’s Bazar Tourism Police Raihan Kazeny.

The victim is Sudipta Dey, 17, son of Shital Chandra Dey. He passed this year’s SSC examination from a BGB Pilkhana school in Dhaka.

Sudipta along with his family members went to the sea beach in the morning.

At one stage of swimming in the sea at the Laboni Point, he was washed away by waves.

Source: Prothom Alo


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