Schoolboy missing after falling into Garai river

A schoolboy named Aman Hasan (14) has gone missing while walking in the pastures of the Garai river in Khoksa, Kushtia. Fire service divers are conducting an operation to rescue him.

On Monday (June 10) around 10 am, Aman Hasan came to Garai Nader with eight classmates in the area adjacent to Janipur Ghat. There, while standing on the block of the river protection dam, Aman slipped and fell into the water and disappeared. He is an eighth grade student of Khoksa Janipur Government Pilot Secondary School.

Nazrul Islam, station officer in charge of Khoksa Fire Service, said that a diving team of the fire service is making every effort to rescue the student.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khoksa Police Station Annur Zaid said that the classmates went to the riverside from school together. From there one fell into the water and disappeared.

Khoksa Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Irufa Sultana said, a diving team of fire service is conducting a rescue operation. Another diving team has left from Khulna.

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