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3 bodies recovered after boat capsize

Published : Saturday, 1 September, 2018 at 4:35 PM Count : 238


Divers on Saturday recovered bodies of three men, who went missing as a boat sank in the ChalanBeel in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna on Friday evening.

The deceased were identified as Momtaz Pervin Sheuli, 45, wife of scientific officer Billal Hossain Goni of Ishwardi Regional Agricultural Research Station, Shahanz Pervin Parul, wife of Mosharraf Hossain Musa, and Sadia Khatun, 12, daughter of Rafiqul Islam Swapan.

A team of divers recovered the body of Sheuli around1:10am, said Chatmohar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Oshim Kumar, UNB reports.

Two other bodies were retrieved in the morning.

Besides, two other people-- Billal and Rafiqul Islam Swapan, son of Saidur Rahman Biswasof Ambagan in Ishwardiupazila-are still missing.

Five people went missing as a boat sank in the beel around7:30 pmon Friday when a crack developed at its bottom.



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