Monday, 4 July, 2022

2 drown in Rangamati

2 drown in Rangamati

RANGAMATI: The bodies of two hilly men were recovered from the Kachalong river in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district on Thursday morning, a day after they drowned in the river, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Shukar Chakma, 31, and Chirojyoti Chakma, 43, of the upazila.

Locals said the duo drowned while fishing in the river on Wednesday. The divers of fire service failed to rescue them after conducting an operation.

Some residents of Rupkari union spotted Shukar’s body near Bijoy ghat area and Chirojyoti’s body in Golachhari area around 6am today, said Baghaichhari Upazila Nirbahi Officer Rumana Akhter.

The bodies were handed over to their respective families after completing legal procedures, she added.