Kishoreganj, Bangladesh (BBN)-At least five female Ansar members were sank in Ghorautra river of Mithamoin upazila in Kishoreganj, a central district of Bangladesh early Sunday.
The boat was drowned around 5:30am when around 100 passengers, almost all of them Ansar members returning home after performing UP polls duty, the local police said.
Several passengers including the female Ansar members went missing while the boat sank for being overloaded with passengers, the police added.
However, the other passengers managed to swim ashore.
Later, the five female Ansar memebers bodies were retrieved from the river.