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POST TIME: 23 July, 2019 12:48:00 AM
Cab falls into canal: Rescue operation on
UNB, Savar

Cab falls into canal: Rescue operation on

Rescuers continued their operation till yesterday afternoon after a Taxicab plunged into a canal connecting to the Turag River in Amin bazar area on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday night. Divers along with three units of Fire service, naval police have been conducting the rescue operation in presence of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members and Savar Police.

The taxicab could not be traced till filing of this report around 12:05 pm yesterday, said AFM Sayed, officer-in-charge of Savar Model Police Station. Jasim Uddin Joy, a witness, said the Dhaka-bound yellow-colored taxicab skidded off the approach road of the Salehpur Bridge and plunged into the canal around 8pm.

However, it was not clear how many passengers were inside the vehicle and what their fate was.