Tuesday, 19 October, 2021

Turag Boat Capsize

Bodies of missing woman, daughter recovered

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 12 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bodies of missing woman, daughter recovered

The bodies of a woman and her three-year-old daughter were recovered by rescue workers on Monday two days after an engine boat carrying 18 passengers including the duo capsized in the River Turag near Amin Bazar of Savar.

With the fresh recovery, the death toll rose to seven. Five people were found dead immediately after the tragic accident, said Rashed Bin Khalid of Fire Service Control Room.

The body of 30-year-old Rupayan Begum surfaced under Amir Bazar Bridge around 11:00 am while river police found the body of her child Jasmine in Munshiganj’s Muktarpur.

Other victims have been identified as Shiuli Begum, 20, her son Imran, 3, Arman, 4, Farhana Moni, 5, and a boy aged about 7 who could not be identified.

River Police SI Hafizur Rahman filed a case in this connection.