The body of a minor boy, who went missing along with five of his family members after a boat capsize in the Buriganga River on Thursday, was recovered on Saturday morning, raising the death toll from the incident to two.
The deceased was identified as Mahi, 6, daughter of Shahjalal, hailing from Shariatpur district.
The members of Navy recovered the body from the river around 8am, said Abdur Razzak, officer-in-charge of river police.
Earlier on Thursday, six members of a family went missing when a boat sank near the Sadarghat Launch Terminal around 10 pm as the launch, ‘MV Suravi-7’ hit it.
The Navy team recovered Shahjahal’s sister Jamsida’s body on Friday.
Four others--Shahjalal’s wife Shahida, 28, their one daughter Meem, 8, and Jamshida’s husband Delwar, 35, and their three-month-old son Junayed—remained missing.
They were residing in Kamrangirchar area of the city and going to the launch terminal to go to their home in Shariatpur district.
Shahjalal, 35, managed to swim ashore after the incident and got admitted to the Pangu Hospital as he lost his two legs during the accident, report UNB.