These tourists hailing from Panchbibi Upazila in Joypurhat district ventured out for a boating excursion on Kaptai Lake at the DC Bungalow locale on Monday evening.
During their outing, the boat they were aboard collided with a submerged tree trunk in the lake and subsequently sank. Fortunately, they were promptly rescued with the aid of multiple boats, as well as the fire service and police.
Upon being transported to the hospital, the two individuals were pronounced dead by the attending physicians. The tour guide, Paltu Burman, positively identified the deceased individuals as Hena Rani Burman and Pushpa Rani Burman.