Saturday, 25 March, 2023

Narail Boat Capsize

Death toll rises to 4

NARAIL: The death toll from the boat capsize in the Nabaganga River in Narail rose to four with the recovery of two bodies Sunday noon, reports UNB.

Two people drowned and five others went missing after their boat capsized in the river off the coast of Kalia upazila on Friday night.

The bodies of Labu, 32, son of Tuku Chowkidar of Babupur village, and Khanze Sheikh, 55, son of Matiar Sheikh of Jokar Char village, were recovered today.

Fire service divers fished out the bodies from the Nabaganga River in Kalia upazila, said Sheikh Tasmeem Alam, office-in-charge (OC) of Kalia Police Station.

“The bodies were handed over to the Naval Police. They will take necessary legal steps,” said OC Tasmeem.

Efforts are on to find the others who went missing after the accident, he added.