2 bodies found after 9 days of boat capsize in Rajshahi
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