Driver missing after microbus falls from pontoon at Daulatdia | The Daily Star
04:06 PM, May 11, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:08 PM, May 11, 2021

Driver missing after microbus falls from pontoon at Daulatdia

A driver went missing after a microbus fell from the pontoon and sank in the river at Daulatdia ferry ghat in Rajbari this morning.

Witnesses said the microbus, which was roped to the pontoon, fell into the river around 11:00 am after the rope tore off due to stormy weather.

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Rescue vessel Hamza rescued the vehicles after three and half hours of frantic effort, reports our Manikganj correspondent.

Members of Fire Services and Civil Defence will continue the rescue operations until the driver is found, Goalanda Upazila Nirbahi Officer Azizul Islam said.

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