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17 killed as trawler capsizes in Netrokona

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lonce-dubeSeventeen people drowned as a trawler capsized in a haor in Madan upazila of Netrokona district on Wednesday.
The trawler carrying a group of Madrasa teachers and students, who came to visit Gobindasri Rajali Kanda haor, sank in the waterbody around 12:00pm amid inclement weather, said Ramijul Haque, officer-in-charge of Madan Police Station.
Later, bodies of 17 people including six children were retrieved from the spot.Besides, a rescue operation is going as some other tourists remained missing, said the OC.