“Businessman Mahfuzur Rahman Rana and Harunur Rashid Still Missing After Boat Incident: Munshiganj Fire Service”

By | December 17, 2023



Accident – death – Obituary News :

Rescue Vessel Retrieves Boat from 30 Feet Deep Water, Two Still Missing

A rescue vessel operated by the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) successfully pulled a boat up from the depths of 30 feet of water on Sunday, nearly 19 hours after the incident occurred. The incident, which took place in Munshiganj, resulted in two individuals being reported missing, according to Mustafa Mohsin, the Deputy Assistant Director of the Munshiganj Fire Service.

The missing individuals have been identified as Mahfuzur Rahman Rana, a businessman hailing from Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area, and Harunur Rashid, a member of the Malkhanagar union in Sirajdikhan.

The rescue operation, carried out by the BIWTA, was initiated promptly after the incident was reported. The rescue vessel, equipped with advanced technology and a skilled team, diligently worked to retrieve the sunken boat from the 30 feet deep water. Despite their efforts, the two missing individuals were not found during the retrieval process.

The incident has left the community and authorities deeply concerned about the well-being and safety of the missing individuals. Efforts are being intensified to locate and rescue them, with search operations being conducted in the surrounding areas.

Mahfuzur Rahman Rana, a prominent businessman known for his ventures in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi, was on board the ill-fated boat when it sank. His sudden disappearance has sent shockwaves through the business community, leaving his family and friends anxiously awaiting news of his whereabouts.


Harunur Rashid, a member of the Malkhanagar union in Sirajdikhan, was also aboard the boat at the time of the incident. As a respected member of the community, his absence has created a void that is deeply felt by his loved ones and colleagues.

The BIWTA, along with the local authorities, has been coordinating search and rescue efforts since the incident occurred. Divers equipped with specialized equipment have been deployed to search the depths of the water, hoping to locate the missing individuals and bring them to safety.

Despite the challenges posed by the depth of the water and the passage of time, the rescue team remains determined and committed to finding the missing individuals. The community has rallied together, offering support and assistance to the authorities in their search efforts.

As the search and rescue operation continues, it is crucial for everyone to remain vigilant and report any information that may aid in locating Mahfuzur Rahman Rana and Harunur Rashid. Their families, friends, and the entire community anxiously await their safe return.