October 20, 2021, 12:20 am
A fisherman has died after being hit by a bounce fish in Golapganj of Sylhet. The incident took place at Kalijuri Chhatris village in Budhabaribazar union of the upazila on Monday (September 27) at around 11 am.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Haque, 50, son of Nur Uddin of Kalijuri Chhatris village.
According to local sources, Abdul Haque went fishing at Bagirghat of Kushiyara river on Monday morning like every day. At this time a bounce fish was caught in his net. At one point, the fish hit his chest when he tried to pick it up. Within minutes, he fell to his death.
Meanwhile, the victim’s younger brother Abdul Ahad confirmed the incident. However, Golapganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Harunur Rashid said on his mobile phone that it was not immediately known whether he died due to fish injury. He died at the hospital, he told reporters.