The collision between the boats took place in Padma river near Shibchar Town. It has been reported that about 30 people were in the boat.
A very severe boat accident has taken place in Bangladesh, in which 25 people have died. Police said that two boats collided in central Bangladesh, killing 25 people. Local police chief Miraj Hussain told news agency AFP that we have rescued five people safely and 25 bodies have been recovered. Significantly, in Bangladesh, a large number of people travel by boat. But due to poor maintenance, there are frequent boat accidents.
The collision between the boats took place in Padma river near Shibchar Town. It is reported that a boat packed with at least 30 passengers crashed into a commercial ship. This commercial boat was going towards Sibchar town with sand. A policeman said that many people have gone missing in this incident. At present, the fire service officials and the local people have started rescue operations.
Due to these reasons, boat accidents occur in Bangladesh
Boat accidents in rivers are common in Bangladesh. Hundreds of rivers flow in the country, which serve as a path for the people. Experts say that due to poor maintenance, safety standards and overcrowding in the shipyard, most accidents occur. The ship carrying sand was running in low water and it became difficult to see it under low light conditions. There was also a boat accident in early April.
30 people killed in accident last month
In fact, in the beginning of April, it was announced to implement the coronavirus lockdown. In such a situation there was a panic among the people and they started returning to their homes. During this time more than 50 people were going to Narayanganj on board a ship, but on the way they collided with a cargo ship. 30 people died in this accident. In June last year, a boat sank in the river in the capital Dhaka. This boat was hit from behind by another ship. 32 people died in this accident. At the same time, in February 2015, a packed boat rammed into a cargo ship, 78 people died in this accident.
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