A man drowned and six others were injured after a stone-laden cargo vessel capsized after being hit by another vessel in the Sitalakhya River at Bandar of Narayanganj on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam Badal, a staff member of the sunken cargo vessel Al Kuddus.
Abdul Hakim, Officer-in-Charge of Naval Police Station in Sadar upazila confirmed the matter.
Legal action will be taken after filing a written complaint over the matter, he said.
Recently on June 29, a Dhaka-bound ‘MV Morning Bird’ launch from Munshiganj sank in Buriganga River after being hit by another launch ‘Mayur-2’ near Shyambazar in the capital’s old town. The death toll from the launch-capsize climbed to 32.