Canning, Aug. 20: A three year’s girl-child was killed and three were missing in a boat capsize. The incident occurred in the Matla river near Mogkhali when a machine-boat capsized after losing balance due to strong waves. Search and rescue teams were pressed into action after the accident.
A family on Thursday morning visited their kin at Golabari village under Canning PS. In the afternoon, the family was returning home by boat along with 22 persons. Suddenly, the boat capsized and the little child was dragged into the water due to strong wave. Some passengers swam to the bank. Two are still missing.