Buriganga Boat Capsize

Another body recovered

3 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Keraniganj: The body of the boatman, who went missing in a boat capsize in Buriganga river during Sunday night's storm, was recovered from the river in Barishur area on Tuesday morning, reports UNB.

The death toll from the boat capsize incidents rose to five with the recovery of the body of Makbul Hossain.

Locals spotted Makbul's body floating the river in Barishur area around 9am and informed police.

Later, police recovered the body and handed it over to his family after carrying out an autopsy, said SI AMirul Islam of Keraniganj Model Police Station.

In another incident, two young men- Sabbir Hossain, 18, son of Shahidul Islam and Tuhin, 20, son of Afzal Hossain of Shariatpur, died as a trawler capsized in the river near Keraniganj.