Two youth die as trawler capsizes in Buriganga

2 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Keraniganj: Two young men died as a trawler capsized in Buriganga river near Keraniganj on Sunday night, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Sabbir Hossain, 18, son of Shahidul Islam and Tuhin, 20, son of Afzal Hossain, both hailing from Shariatpur, used to live in Dakhshin Rasulpur area.

Shaker Mohammad Jubayer, officer-in-charge of Dakhshin Keraniganj Model Police Station, said the youths went missing as the boat carrying them sank in the river amid storm while they were crossing it around 7:00 pm.

Later, the bodies were retrieved from the river around 8:30pm.