A female Union Parishad member was killed and another went missing in a collision between a speedboat and a ferry at Shimulia Ghat in Munshiganj on Sunday morning.
The deceased is Sufia Khatun, 60, a reserved member of Hasara Union Parishad (UP) under Sreenagar upazila.
Kazi Maksuda Lima, additional superintendent of Shreenagar and Lohajang Police Circle, confirmed the matter.
She said that a speedboat collided with a ferry in the ferry terminal area at about 9:00am, leaving one dead.
Jalal Sarder, a resident of Sreenagar upazila, went missing in the Padma River in the incident, the police official added.