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2 bodies found after 9 days of boat capsize in Rajshahi


Published:
2020-10-03 18:49:25 BdST

Update:
2020-11-27 03:01:41 BdST

Published: 2020-10-03 18:49:25 BdST

Live Correspondent: Two bodies including a university student, who went missing in the Padma River on September 25 last, were recovered today after nine days of the boat capsize incident .

Locals found the bodies floating in the river water adjacent to Noboganga area this morning and recovered the decomposed bodies, said Mehedi Masud, Officer-in-Charge of River Police.

The deceased were identified as Sadia Islam Suchona, 22, a student of American International University, Bangladesh and his cousin Rimon Hossain, 14.

The two persons went missing as a boat capsized in the Padma River adjacent to the same area in the city.

A diver team from the local station of the Department of Fire Service and Civil Defense rescued 13 people alive through their hectic efforts amid strong current in the river .

Zakir Hossain, Assistant Director of Fire Service told BSS that a mechanized boat carrying 15 persons suddenly capsized when they were on a pleasure trip in the river in the afternoon.

A diver team rescued 13 passengers in association with the locals but two others remained missing.

 

Dhaka, 03 October (campuslive24.com)//MI


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